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Garden Glow 2021

South Dakota State University

Garden Glow

Join us for a wonderland of holiday lights and sounds at the 7th Annual Garden Glow at SDSU's McCrory Gardens! Garden Glow will run Dec. 4, 2021 through Jan. 6, 2022. Tickets must be purchased in advance, so get your tickets today!

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Dec 9

Garden Glow

McCrory Gardens Education & Visitor Center
Dec 10

Garden Glow

McCrory Gardens Education & Visitor Center
Dec 10

SDSU Men's Basketball vs. Kansas City

Frost Arena
Dec 11

Garden Glow

McCrory Gardens Education & Visitor Center

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USDA FSA working to include bison herds affected with Mycoplasma in livestock assistance programs, carcass disposal assistance also available

Producers Urged to Inform Local FSA Offices of Mycoplasma Related Death Losses

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High-speed internet crucial to rural small businesses

Small-business owners see access to high-speed internet is crucial to economic development in rural South Dakota, according to a small pilot study conducted by researchers in South Dakota State University’s Ness School of Management and Economics.

The SDSU Livestock Judging Team earned reserve overall at the national contest.

SDSU Livestock Judging Team Named Reserve National Champions

The South Dakota State University Livestock Judging Team was named the reserve national champion team at the National Collegiate Livestock Judging Contest held at the North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville, Kentucky, Nov. 15.

Larson wins the 2021 Top Quantitative Thesis Award

When commuting between Sioux Falls and Brookings, Jade Larson ’19/M.S. ’21 does her best to not look at her phone. However, there was one day she was glad she did.