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South Dakota State University Announces 2019 Eminent Leaders in Agriculture, Family and Community

The South Dakota State University College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences and College of Education and Human Sciences will recognize four individuals with the Eminent Leaders in Agriculture, Family and Community  honor during a banquet on September 20, 2019 at the McCrory Gardens Education and Visitor Center in Brookings. The 2019 Eminent Leaders in Agriculture, Family and Communi

SDSU mechanical engineering student receives SMART Scholarship

Ryan Fouts, a senior in mechanical engineering from Moville, Iowa, received the prestigious SMART scholarship from the U.S. Department of Defense.

2020 South Dakota Nutrient Research and Education Council Request for Pre-Proposals

The South Dakota Nutrient Research and Education Council (SD NREC) is looking for researchers to submit proposals for 2020. Proposals for the research funding must be submitted no later than Aug. 16 and the funding cycle for the projects will be from Jan. 1, 2020 to Dec.

New tool uses swine respiratory cells to study influenza viruses

Scientists can now use cell cultures from the tissues of swine nasal passages, tracheas and lungs to study any of the four influenza viruses—A, B, C or D, thanks to the new tool that SDSU researchers developed.

Strengthening the Heartland Launches YouTube Page

Strengthening the Heartland (STH) is working to provide education and information surrounding safe opioid use as well as risks of misuse. The new STH YouTube channel will provide education videos covering valuable topics relating to opioid misuse and addiction.

Brookings Economic Development Corporation awarded $35,000 grant for Business Innovation Summit

Brookings Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) has received a USDA Rural Business Development Grant to hold a day-long event that will help existing businesses and entrepreneurs remain competitive in the next generation economy.  The Business Innovation Summit will feature keynote speaker Mitch Ditkoff.

Karla Trautman Named SDSU Extension Director

Karla Trautman has been named the director of SDSU Extension at South Dakota State University. She has served as the interim director of SDSU Extension since 2016. “I am very excited about Karla accepting the permanent role as director of SDSU Extension following her very successful service as the interim director.

ADRDL Food Safety Microbiology Lab Achieves ISO 17025 Certification

The ADRDL's Food Safety Microbiology Laboratory (FSM) recently received official notice of their certification as an ISO 17025 certified laboratory.  ISO 17025 certification is the main standard used by testing and calibration laboratories worldwide, and includes certification of the competence of the lab's management, staff, equipment, and methods. The certification is the culmination of an exte

Student case study team triumphs at international competition

South Dakota State University’s student case study team wanted to better last year’s performance at the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association’s competition—and it did. Four students from the Ness School of Management and Economics, including two who competed in 2018, comprised the first SDSU team to win the competition at June’s IFAMA World Conference in Hangzhou, China.

South Dakota State University Hosts the Third Year of Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates Summer Program

  Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates program is in its third year at South Dakota State University. The National Institute of Food and Agriculture funded REEU Fellowship Program is a two-year program available to students of freshmen and sophomore year status.