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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 Bot Shot Championship team to hold exhibition Saturday

In April, South Dakota State University won the Land O’Lakes Bot Shot Championship, beating collegiate robotics teams from around the country in a game of H-O-R-S-E in Minneapolis as part of the Final Four weekend. From noon until 2 p.m. Saturday, several team members and BallE, the robot they constructed, will put on an exhibition at the Washington Pavilion.

“Vanished South Dakota: Towns of Yesterday” preview screening

The public is invited to a free preview screening of South Dakota Public Broadcasting’s new documentary Vanished South Dakota: Towns of Yesterday, Tuesday, August 6, at 2pm at the South Dakota Art Museum, 1036 Medary Ave., Brookings, SD. In addition to the 30-minute screening, the event features a Q&A with SDPB’s Stephanie Rissler, producer of Vanished South Dakota, and South Dakota historian

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.

South Dakota State University’s Southeast Research Farm to Host Field Day on July 9

South Dakota State University’s Southeast Research Farm annual summer field day will be held on July 9 at 1:30 p.m. The research farm is located at 29974 University Road, Beresford, S.D. 57004.  All field tours will begin at 1:30 p.m. and each tour will be repeated at 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

South Dakota State University’s Northeast Research Farm Hosts Field Day on July 11

South Dakota State University’s annual Northeast Research Farm Field Day will be held on July 11 at 4:30 p.m. The research farm is located at 15710 455 Ave., South Shore. It is 2.5 miles west of Interstate 29 off Exit 193 (South Shore Exit).   The first tour will be the Weed Management Tour. Paul O.

South Dakota State University’s Dakota Lakes Research Farm Hosts Field Day on June 27

South Dakota State University’s Dakota Lakes Research Farm will host its annual field day on June 27, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.

South Dakota State University’s West River Research Farm Hosts Field School on July 16

South Dakota State University’s West River Research Farm will host the West River Field School on July 16, 2019 at the farm located at 13304 Alkali Rd. Sturgis, S.D. The field school begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 4:00 p.m.  The farm is located approximately 10 miles east of Sturgis on Alkali Rd.

South Dakota State University to Co-Host 51st Beef Improvement Federation Research Symposium and Convention

The 51st Beef Improvement Federation Research Symposium and Convention will be held June 18-21 in Brookings, SD. South Dakota State University serves as a co-host for the event in partnership with the South Dakota Beef Breeds Council.

British scholar ‘wrestles’ with world war-era theatrics

Claire Warden, a senior lecturer at Loughborough University in England, share her insights on “Weak (Theatrical) Modernisms” May 31 at 5 p.m. at the Volstorff Ballroom in University Student Union on the South Dakota State University campus. The event, which is free and open to the public, is part of The Space Between Society: Literature and Culture, 1914 to 1945, annual conference.