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Medicaid Expansion and Families in S.D.

Categorized: Healthy Families, Families, Health & Wellness

BROOKINGS, S.D. - When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was enacted, the State of South Dakota decided not to expand the Medicaid program. However, now that the S.D. Legislature is looking at the possibility expanding the state's Medicaid program; it may be a good time to take a look at how this could impact some low-income South Dakotans, explained Carrie Johnson (former SDSU Extension Family Resource Management Specialist).

Finding the Perfect Christmas Tree

Categorized: Healthy Families, Families, Community Development, Communities, Gardens, Trees & Forests

BROOKINGS, S.D. - Thanksgiving marks the start of the Christmas tree season with more than 36 million trees being sold between Thanksgiving and Christmas. While you're hunting for the perfect tree to grace your family's home, John Ball, Professor & SDSU Extension Forestry Specialist and S.D. Dept. of Agriculture Forest Health Specialist is here to help answer some questions.