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Jeffrey Held Retires After 30 Devoted Years Serving the Sheep Industry

For more than 30 years, SDSU Extension Sheep Specialist and animal science professor Jeffrey Held has served as a dedicated advocate for the lamb and wool industry and an essential educator in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences at South Dakota State University. “Jeff has been an incredible land grant ambassador to the university, the state of South Dakota, the region and

Offutt Brass coming to SDSU

The Offutt Brass will perform Feb. 6 in the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center's Larson Memorial Concert Hall on the South Dakota State University campus. Free tickets are available at The Brookings Register or at the Brookings' Hy-Vee customer service counter for the 7:30 p.m.

Adelaine to retire from South Dakota State University

Michael Adelaine, vice president for technology and security at South Dakota State University, has announced he will retire June 19. Adelaine started at SDSU in 1990 as an assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering and SDSU Extension computer specialist.

Recycling Factors

Since 1996, SDSU has offered recycling. What started as a small system has grown to encompass individual recycling bins in offices and dorm rooms. But in the world of recycling, multiple factors play a role in what can be recycled and how.

Havard named January’s Civil Service Employee of the Month

Kimberly Havard has been named South Dakota State University’s Civil Service Employee of the Month for January. Havard, who serves as a facility worker at Hansen Hall, will be honored at 2 p.m. Jan. 30, in the Caldwell Hall lobby. “The dedication and loyalty with which she comes to work is really appreciable and out of the box,” said Ankit Kaushik, a student co-worker of Havard’s.

Bring ideas to Brookings Area Idea Competition

The 13th annual Brookings Area Idea Competition is now open and taking entries from residents, including South Dakota State University and high school students, providing the chance to win a total of $2,500 in cash prizes. The 2020 contest, hosted by Brookings Economic Development Corporation, encourages entrepreneurs, innovators, creative thinkers and basically anyone with a good idea to partici

PCB printer to enhance student experience, faculty research

The Brookings Economic Development Corporation is excited to continue supporting South Dakota State University student and faculty innovation opportunities by providing access to a printed circuit board printer.

Bonnemann to present 'Got Electricity? How Power Changed Dairy Manufacturing'

Howard Bonnemann, former manager of the SDSU Dairy Plant, presents “Got Electricity? How Power Changed Dairy Manufacturing,” a program at the South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum, at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 28.

Trump signs Ag Appropriations Bill with appropriation for funding to support American Indian students

President Donald Trump signed the 2020 Agriculture Appropriations Bill, Dec. 20, with a historic provision that will provide full funding to support American Indian students seeking the benefits of higher education at land-grant universities, which include tribal colleges.

Sandmeier named December’s Civil Service Employee of the Month

Stephanie Sandmeier has been named South Dakota State University’s Civil Service Employee of the Month for December. She will be honored at 3 p.m. Jan. 14 in Berg Agriculture Hall, Room 139. “Stephanie is an exemplary employee.