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South Dakota State University’s Southeast Research Farm to Host Annual Fall Field Day on Sept. 12

    South Dakota State University’s annual Southeast Research Farm Fall Field Day will be held on Sept. 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Graves named the state's 2019 Career and Technical Education Postsecondary Teacher of the Year

South Dakota State University assistant professor Nicole A. Graves has been named the 2019 South Dakota Association for Career and Technical Education Postsecondary Teacher of the Year. The award recognizes career and technical teachers and teacher educators who have demonstrated excellence and best practices in career and technical education at the postsecondary level.

SDSU takes fifth in 2019 Idaho Milk Processors Association

SUN VALLEY, Idaho - A team of food science students from Utah State University won the 2019 Idaho Milk Processors Association new product competition Aug. 10.

AgriCulture on the Square Event to be Held in Rapid City on Sept. 21

Learn all about where your food comes from at the first annual AgriCulture on the Square event to be held in Rapid City on Sept. 21. This free, family-friendly event will be held at the Main Street Square from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. It will feature a wide variety of activities fit for the whole family.

Museum Closed for Labor Day

As you are making your plans for the long weekend, we'd like to remind you that we will be CLOSED on Labor Day (Monday, September 2).  We hope you enjoy the time with your friends and family!

Supportive business climate, student talent help cybersecurity startup

Three years ago, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dhiraj Sharan decided to start a company to help midsize to large companies protect themselves from cybersecurity threats.

South Dakota FFA Intern Recognized as One of 2019's Top 100 Interns

South Dakota State University agriculture education, communication and leadership student Alex Toupal of Kimball was recently named one of “Intern 100,” an honor presented by Way Up and Chegg to commend and recognize individuals who serve their organizations in an exceptional capacity as an intern.

“Afghan War Rugs” opens at South Dakota Art Museum

Afghan War Rugs: The Modern Art of Central Asia, an international exhibition of contemporary Afghan war rugs, opened Aug. 23 at South Dakota Art Museum. The exhibition will be on view through Nov. 24, 2019. The museum will host a free public reception Thursday from 5-7 p.m. with exhibition co-curator, Annmarie Sawkins, speaking at 5:45 p.m.

USD chemistry major tackles ‘jumping genes’ research

A University of South Dakota chemistry major now has experience doing research on jumping genes at South Dakota State University, thanks to the Future Agriculture and Science Taskforce Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates program.

SDSU's online degree programs ranked No. 12 named South Dakota State University’s online bachelor’s degree programs 12th in the nation in its 2019 rankings. According to, “all of this school's distance-learning courses are taught by on-campus professors who are proficient in their fields.