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General Mills and South Dakota State University unveil oats research laboratory June 23, 2016
General Mills and South Dakota State University today announced the opening of a state-of-the-art oat variety development lab on the Brookings campus. The oats research laboratory will focus on advancing the sustainability and quality of oats in the U.S.

Change in plans works out for for instructor June 20, 2016
Natalie Gilbert knows all about adjusting to new settings. Having grown up in Texas with a plan to one day teach in an equine program, Gilbert somehow found her niche within University College at South Dakota State University.

Alumnus posthumously honored for research June 22, 2016
South Dakota State University alumnus Raymond C. Bushland ’32 and Edward F. Knipling will be posthumously honored later this year for their study of the sex life of the screwworm fly. The U.S. Department of Agriculture-funded work led to a novel pest control technique and the eradication of the screwworm fly in North and Central America, saving ranchers in the South and consumers billions of dollars over the past 50-plus years. The SDSU Alumni Association honored Bushland as a Distinguished Alumnus in 1973.

Bruley finishes second at CNFR June 21, 2016
South Dakota State University senior Newt Bruley (Willow Lake) teamed with Dickinson State University’s Tucker Dale to finish second in team roping at the College National Finals Rodeo June 13-18 in Casper, Wyoming.

Evenson to be recognized at international conference June 20, 2016
South Dakota State University Distinguished Professor Emeritus Don Evenson will receive a life achievement award from the Association for Applied Animal Andrology at the upcoming International Congress of Animal Reproduction.