The ice core lab has developed a means of doing detailed chemical analysis through the brittle part of an ice core. Their work was critical to dating the entire West Antarctica ice core.
College freshmen and sophomores interested in agriculture can learn about precision livestock production through a new summer training program aimed at encouraging Native Americans and minority students to choose these careers.
For the first time, two doctoral students will receive the Joseph F. Nelson Graduate Scholarship Award. Both are from the College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences.
Modeling blood flow through a stent graft put graduate student John Asiruwa on the path to a career in biomedical engineering, doing work that “can be life changing for patients.”
Assistant animal science professor Crystal Levesque will evaluate the dietary requirements of pregnant sows to develop precision feeding recommendations through a New Innovator in Food Agriculture and Research Award from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research.
Kinchel Doerner, current dean of the Graduate School at South Dakota State University, will serve as the interim vice president of research and economic development effective Jan. 1.
Kevin Kephart, a mainstay at South Dakota State University for 30 years, has announced his plans to retire from the university, effective June 21, 2017.
Assistant professor Sandeep Kumar leads a multi-institutional U.S. Department of Agriculture project to assess the impact of planting a mixture of cover crops after harvest for grazing livestock, known as an integrated crop livestock management system.
Fisheries biologist Steven Chipps of the South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Unit and Fulbright scholar Muthiah Muruganandam will use existing data to track changes in the characteristics and water quality of surface waters in northeastern South Dakota.
When it comes to moisture, most farmers will admit, it’s usually feast or famine. However, a U.S Department of Agriculture project aims to use controlled drainage systems to make more water available for growing crops.