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College of Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences

Welcome to the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences at South Dakota State University! One of eight colleges that make up SDSU, our college has an integral role in fulfilling the land grant mission of the university. In addition to six academic departments, the college is home to both SDSU Extension and the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station. The SDSU West River Research and Extension is a satellite of the college, and serves as center for teaching, research, extension and outreach activities in the western part of the state. The college is the largest at SDSU in terms of student enrollment, faculty and staff and building space.

Academics
 

Academics

Students choose our college because we offer a premier agricultural curriculum dispensed by faculty that are committed to student success. Prospective students have over 20 majors and specializations to choose from.

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Research
 

Research

Researchers in our college are internationally renowned, providing cutting-edge research to fuel economic opportunity. Our research mission is to find solutions to current problems, as well as opportunities for tomorrow.

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Extension
 

Extension

SDSU Extension carries South Dakota State’s land-grant mission throughout the state. Our purpose is to foster a learning community environment that empowers citizens to advocate for sustainable change that will strengthen agriculture, natural resources, youth, families and the communities of South Dakota.

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Explore over 20 majors and minors to choose from in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences.

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Dr. Jessie Juarez Named New Director of South Dakota State University’s Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Jessie Juarez has been named the new director of South Dakota State University’s Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine (PPVM).

SDSU Dairy Science Students Receive National Scholarships

Three students in the South Dakota State University Department of Dairy and Food Science recently received scholarships from the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board. Each year, the NDPRB, through Dairy Management Inc., awards scholarships to 12 undergraduate students from across the U.S.

SDSU Dairy Club to Host 17th Annual Jackrabbit Dairy Camp June 9-11

The South Dakota State University Dairy Club will host the 17th Annual Jackrabbit Dairy Camp June 9-11 on the SDSU campus in Brookings.