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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.

South Dakota Mesonet Works to Improve Snow and Soil Moisture Data Availability for Flood Risk Assessment

A newly updated weather station near Brookings, S.D. is the first of over 500 stations across the five states of Nebraska, North Dakota, Montana, Wyoming and South Dakota to be upgraded or installed to conduct enhanced soil moisture and snow monitoring as part of a cooperative effort with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers led By U.S. Sen. Mike Rounds.

SDSU’s Southeast Research Farm Annual Meeting on Jan. 28 to Feature Latest Research

Climate trends for 2020, growing and feeding rye, fallow syndrome and more topics will be discussed at South Dakota State University’s Southeast Research Farm Annual Meeting on Jan. 28 beginning at 12:45 p.m. “We expect this to be a very good program for farmers in the southeast South Dakota area,” said Peter Sexton, SDSU Southeast Research Farm Supervisor.

Farm Credit Services of America Establishes an Endowed Faculty Position in Swine Production at South Dakota State University

Farm Credit Services of America has committed to establishing an endowed faculty position in swine production in the South Dakota State University College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences. The $1.5 million gift will support the nation's first endowed position in swine production. The endowment was announced at South Dakota’s 51st Annual Pork Congress Jan.

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

SDSU engineering students to build human-carrying drone

Engineering students at South Dakota State University are designing a drone large enough to carry a human for their capstone senior design project through a nearly $80,000 grant from NASA. “NASA wants to address specific topics, one of which is related to innovation in aeronautic transportation,” explained assistant mechanical engineering professor Marco Ciarcià, the senior design group’s project

POET commits $2 million toward construction of the Raven Precision Agriculture Center

POET founder and CEO Jeff Broin announced a $2 million gift for precision agriculture at South Dakota State University. POET and SDSU have a strong history of collaboration on innovative research projects and training the next generation to use agriculture to solve the world’s most pressing issues, like climate change. POET is proud to partner with SDSU on this exciting venture.

trū® Shrimp announces strategic partnership with the Research Park at South Dakota State University

The trū Shrimp Co. President and CEO Michael Ziebell and the Research Park at South Dakota State University CEO and Executive Director Dwaine Chapel announced today a partnership that further builds upon trū Shrimp’s commitment to South Dakota and the region.

Registration Open for SDSU Beef 2020

SDSU Extension and the South Dakota State University Animal Science Department will host Beef 2020 on Jan. 7-9, at the Animal Science Complex on the SDSU Campus in Brookings.

Society of Physics Students chapter honored for fourth-straight year

For the second-straight year, South Dakota State University’s Society of Physics Students chapter was named an outstanding chapter by the Society of Physics Students.