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SDSU’s Southeast Research Farm Annual Meeting on January 26 to feature latest crop and livestock research

Corn rootworms, rye for finishing hogs, the 2021 growing season and wheat nitrogen management are just a few of the topics to be discussed at South Dakota State University’s Southeast Research Farm Annual Meeting to be held virtually on January 26 beginning at 1:00 p.m. “Farmers tuning in to this webinar will pick up the latest on climate trends in our area, corn planting date work, NPK managemen

Christina Bakker named SDSU Extension Meat Science Field Specialist

SDSU Extension has selected Dr. Christina Bakker to serve as a meat science field specialist. Bakker, originally from Lake Benton, Minnesota, finished her Ph.D. in animal science in May from SDSU.

SDSU ranked 4th-most affordable residential bachelor's in computer science

  South Dakota State University has been ranked fourth among the 30 most affordable residential bachelor's degrees in computer science for 2021 by Computer Science Degree Hub. The 30 most affordable programs were selected and ranked in order of estimated program cost for out-of-state students. “This recognition is a testament to our university’s land-grant mission.

Science matters in policy decision-making

Scientific knowledge should guide government policy decision-making. That is the point South Dakota State University professor Charles Fenster, the current president of the American Institute of Biological Sciences, and 23 past presidents make in a call-to-action article in the December issue of Bioscience.

SDSU Distinguished Engineer / Adolph Fejfar to be honored for work in ground, aviation systems

Tabor native Adolph Fejfar (Faye-far) credits legendary South Dakota State University football coach Ralph Ginn and an extended streak of good luck for the prominence he gained in a half-century career in ground and aviation electronics with MITRE Corp. In April he will become the 143rd person to be honored as an SDSU Distinguished Engineer since then-Dean Junis O.

Team 1 of 12 chosen by NASA / SDSU students plot plan to melt ice on Mars

NASA has selected a team from South Dakota State University among its 12 national finalists for its fifth-annual Moon to Mars Ice & Prospecting Challenge. Senior mechanical engineering students Matt Dentlinger, Arcadia, Iowa; Sajan Karki, Nepal; Dylan McMahon, Watertown; Gabe Peters, Worthing; and their adviser, Todd Letcher, an associate professor in mechanical engineering, have developed a

New South Dakota Mesonet weather station installed in Campbell County

The state’s weather network, the South Dakota Mesonet at South Dakota State University, has installed a new weather station near Mound City in Campbell County with the support of the Campbell County Conservation District. “The Campbell County Conservation District stepped up to support this station and we’re glad to be working with them,” said South Dakota Mesonet Director Nathan Edwards. Acco

Department of Environmental Health and Safety decontaminates masks for campus, community

South Dakota State University’s Department of Environmental Health and Safety has been decontaminating N95 masks for the university since September and Brookings Health System since mid-November.

Concrete testing leads to Student of Year honor

Participating in research that could change the bridge construction industry, South Dakota State University graduate student Ted Sjurseth has been named the University Transportation Center Outstanding Student of the Year for the Mountain-Plains Transportation Consortium, a university transportation center formed by eight universities stretching from Utah to North Dakota. He becomes the first SDS

SDSU Society of Physics chapter repeats as outstanding chapter

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