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South Dakota State University and Celemics announce partnership for the development of Hybridization NGS-based Multiple Swine Pathogen Co-Detection Panel

South Dakota State University’s Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (ADRDL) has partnered with Celemics, Inc. to create the first-ever hybridization-based next generation sequencing (NGS) kit to detect viral and bacterial swine respiratory pathogens. Most current diagnostic technologies are based on culture or qPCR.

Turner Enterprises, Inc. and Turner Ranches Announce the Launch of the Turner Institute Of Ecoagriculture, Inc. and Collaboration with South Dakota State University Center of Excellence for Bison Studies

Turner Enterprises, Inc. and Turner Ranches announced today the launch of the Turner Institute of Ecoagriculture, Inc. (“Institute”).  The Institute is a 501(c)(3) public charity and agricultural research organization formed by Ted Turner, whose history of sustainable ranching and animal production, natural resource conservation, and imperiled species restoration spans over three decades.

South Dakota State University's Northeast Research Farm to Host Field Day July 8

The South Dakota State University Northeast Research Farm Tour will be held July 8 at 4:30 p.m. and run until dusk. The research farm is located 2.5 miles west of interstate 29 off exit 193 at 15710 455 Ave., South Shore, 57263. The tours will run continuously, each lasting an hour.  Tour 1: Weed Management  Pre-emergent Herbicide Updates and Weed Management Strategies – Paul O.

USDA project to produce wildflower seeds, improve soil health

Harvesting seeds from small plots of perennial wildflowers may not only provide producers with a new income source, but also improve soil health and thereby increase the sustainability of agricultural production. That is the impetus behind a five-year, nearly $500,000 U.S.

South Dakota State University’s Southeast Research Farm to Host Field Day on July 6

South Dakota State University’s Southeast Research Farm annual field day will be held on July 6 at 1:30 p.m. The research farm is located at 29974 University Rd, Beresford, SD 57004. The outdoor program and research plot tours will begin at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

South Dakota State University’s Dakota Lakes Research Farm Hosts Field Day on June 24

South Dakota State University’s Dakota Lakes Research Farm will host its annual field day on June 24, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.

South Dakota State University Center of Excellence for Bison Studies Approves Eight Research Projects to Improve Understanding of All Things Bison

A new era in bison research formally began this week as the recently established Center of Excellence for Bison Studies funded eight projects to study topics ranging from ecosystem impact to meat quality. The center awarded more than $300,000 in funding to support the first year of each project, some of which may extend for up to three years. “The projects authorized this week will contribute ex

Bob Thaler Awarded South Dakota State University Distinguished Professor Award

Recently recognized for his professional accomplishments at the South Dakota State University Celebration of Faculty Excellence, Dr.

Department of Animal Science Names 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient

Dr. Duane Wulf received the 2021 South Dakota State University Department of Animal Science Distinguished Alumni Award April 16 at the department’s annual awards program. The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes alumni of the department whose accomplishments have impacted the agriculture industry, communities and individuals across the state, nation and world.

Stethoscope Ceremony Honors SDSU Students Accepted to Veterinary School

12 South Dakota State University pre-veterinary students who are accepted to Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) programs for the fall 2021 were honored on April 30 at the 10th annual South Dakota Veterinary Medical Association/SDSU Stethoscope Ceremony. “We are so happy to have the chance to recognize these students for their accomplishment of being accepted into veterinary school,” said Russ Da