BROOKINGS, S.D. - Each year in South Dakota, tragic accidents involve people breaking through ice on rivers, streams, ponds and lakes. Ice thickness can be very variable, and can be effected by snow cover, vegetation and water movement. Ice anglers and others using ice surfaces for their outdoor recreation need to take personal responsibility for their safety when venturing onto the ice.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - South Dakota 4-H members, ages 15-18 have the opportunity to travel to our Nation's Capital and join with hundreds 4-H youth from across the U.S. during the 2017 Citizenship Washington Focus held June 17 - 25, 2017 at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Md.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - As a seven-year 4-H member, Danika Gordon of Sturgis, has gained many skills - public speaking, photography, judging horticulture and showing meat goats among them. But many people may also be surprised to learn that her involvement in 4-H also fostered the fourteen year-olds interest in writing, and as a result, to date she has authored three children's books.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service awarded a $492,146 three-year grant to South Dakota Team Nutrition, managed cooperatively by SDSU Extension and SD Department of Education, Child & Adult Nutrition Services Office.
Matthew Olson came home from the hospital wearing a 4-H onesie. So, when the SDSU Extension 4-H Youth Program Advisor for Pennington County says he's been involved in 4-H since he was born, he's not exaggerating.
BROOKINGS, S.D. - "iLead is dedicated to the vision that agriculture is for everyone and all should have the opportunity to learn, grow and advocate for the industry," says Amber Erickson, SDSU Extension 4-H Youth Program Advisor - Davison and Hanson Counties.