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SDSU biology professor receives Fulbright to Norway

Professor Charles Fenster has received an award from the Fulbright scholar program to do research in Norway.

SDSU Names 98th Little International Winners

South Dakota State University hosted the 98th Little international in Brookings March 26-27.

South Dakota producers see benefits of conservation tillage

A survey of producers in central and eastern South Dakota shows the benefits they see from adopting conservation tillage.

SDSU Encourages Virtual Attendance at 98th Little International March 26-27

South Dakota State University invites members of the public to watch the 98th Little International via livestream on the group’s social media sites as exhibitors carry on a modified version of the traditional event at the Animal Science Arena in Brookings March 26-27. As the largest two-day, student-run agricultural exposition in the nation, Little “I” has proven to be one of the longest-standin

North Central Region tackles harmful algal blooms

Faculty researchers from the South Dakota Water Resources Institute and SDSU Extension are part of the North Central Region Water Network project that seeks to educate the public and promote research about harmful algal blooms.

Algae pull nutrients from swine facility manure, air

Swine manure is a rich source of nutrients, but its high phosphorus content in comparison to the other nutrients the crop needs means only so much can be spread on a field. Professor Gary Anderson of SDSU’s Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering is investigating the use of algae to reduce phosphorus in the liquid waste streams from swine units and make field application easier.

SDSU Little International celebrates the 97th Honored Agriculturalist Donna Moenning at its 98th event

While last year’s South Dakota State University Little International was canceled due to COVID-19, several traditions were still honored, including naming the 97th Little International Honored Agriculturalist, Donna Moenning.

SDSU Animal Science Academic Quadrathlon Team Finishes Second at Regional Contest

The South Dakota State University Animal Science Academic Quadrathlon Team placed second at the Midwest American Society of Animal Science competition held March 6-7.

Kevin Vander Wal named 98th SDSU Little International Honored Agriculturalist

No one lives and breathes Jackrabbit yellow and blue quite like the 98th Little International Honored Agriculturalist, Kevin Vander Wal. After graduating from South Dakota State University with a bachelor’s degree in animal science in 1988, Vander Wal became the assistant manager of the SDSU Beef Unit in 1989 before transitioning to the manager role in 1990.

SDSU student participates in virtual experience to become an ally for diversity in agriculture

South Dakota State University student Paul Schlotman had the opportunity to engage in conversations with other students across the nation around diversity in agriculture through a virtual experience hosted by Agriculture Future of America (AFA).