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SDSU Extension is one mode of outreach utilized by South Dakota State University. The mission of SDSU extension is to bring educational programs and research-based information to the citizens of South Dakota with the goal of improving vitality and sustainability through diverse, multi-faceted and educational programming. It works with academic departments and the Agricultural Experiment Station to provide unbiased, science-based knowledge focused on issues and needs. Extension has five programs areas, two of which are part of the Department of Consumer Sciences: Community Development and Family and Personal Finance.

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