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Animal science students present research, participate in educational contests at American Society of Animal Science meetings

South Dakota State University students in the Animal Science Department presented research and competed in the academic quadrathlon at the American Society of Animal Science Midwest Section meetings in Omaha, Nebraska, March 2-4. Madison Kovarna, a junior animal science major from Merrill, Iowa, won her division in the Undergraduate Research Poster Competition.

Three SDSU students awarded national pork industry scholarships

Three South Dakota State University students are among only 10 college students selected nationwide by the National Pork Producers Council to receive 2020 Lois Britt Memorial Pork Industry Scholarships.

South Dakota State University Announces Director of New Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine

Gary Gackstetter has been named the director of South Dakota State University’s new Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine.  Enrollment applications are now open for the first class of students who will be part of the new, collaborative program between SDSU and the University of Minnesota.

Undergraduate fellowship leads Nelson to doctoral work at SDSU

This spring, Pine Ridge native Dillon Nelson began doctoral work at SDSU after completing his bachelor's degree at Oglala Lakota College. His experience with a USDA-funded fellowship program fueled his interest in research.

Three South Dakota State University students receive national dairy scholarships

Three South Dakota State University dairy science students are recipients of prestigious 2020 National Dairy Herd Improvement Association (DHIA) scholarships. Sanne de Bruijn, a senior dairy production and dairy manufacturing student from Vicksburg, Michigan; Calissa Lubben, a junior dairy production student from Edgerton, Minnesota; and Shelby Kuechle, a sophomore dairy production student from E

SDSU Researchers to Present at the Joint Meeting of American Society of Animal Science, American Dairy Science Association

South Dakota State University researchers, graduate students and SDSU Extension experts from the Department of Animal Science and Department of Dairy and Food Science will present a variety of research results at the joint meetings of the American Society of Animal Science Midwest Section and the American Dairy Science Association Midwest Branch in Omaha, Neb., from March 2 - 4, 2020. “We are ver

Faculty in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences and SDSU Extension expert recognized for excellence

Faculty members and researchers in South Dakota State University’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences, as well as SDSU Extension experts, were recognized at the university’s annual Celebration of Faculty Excellence on February 18, 2020, for outstanding research, teaching and service. “The Celebration of Faculty Excellence is an opportunity to recognize and acknowledge some of

South Dakota State student receives Shinoda Foundation scholarship

South Dakota State University student Gabrielle Thooft received a scholarship from the Shinoda Foundation.

Bill Gibbons Named Director of South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station and Associate Dean of Research for SDSU College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences

Bill Gibbons has been named the director of the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station at South Dakota State University and the associate dean of research for the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences. Gibbons has been serving as the interim for both positions since 2016. He began as the director and associate dean Dec. 22, 2019.

Free seminars help South Dakotans learn about opioids, prevent misuse

Nearly 2,500 adolescents and adults in rural communities across South Dakota are better prepared to prevent opioid misuse, thanks to free educational seminars provided through SDSU Extension’s Strengthening the Heartland Program.