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Ice Activities Begin with the Right Thickness

Categorized: 4-H & Youth, Youth Development

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.

4-H Fosters Teens Interest in Writing

Categorized: 4-H & Youth, South Dakota 4-H, Youth Development, Personal Development

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.

USDA Awards Three Year Grant to SD Team Nutrition

Categorized: 4-H & Youth, Youth Development, Healthy Families, Health & Wellness, Community Development, Communities

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.