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Internship Opportunity with Ag United

11/23/2021 -   Interested in helping South Dakota’s farm and ranch families tell their story to communities, neighbors and consumers?  Consider applying for an internship with Ag United for South Dakota!  The internship helps build skills in communications, event planning, social media and provides the opp... Read More

Big Sioux River Project raising awareness, improving water quality

9/14/2021 - Big Sioux River Project raising awareness, improving water quality Thinking out of the box and building new partnerships are key to protecting and preserving one of South Dakota’s most precious resources: water.  The Big Sioux River Project is a non-government project of the East Dakota Water... Read More

Featured Farmer: Matt Meier

8/11/2021 - Matt Meier’s love of farming and raising crops started young and has evolved into a custom farming business that involves the entire family.  His daughter, Ellie, has also found a passion in raising and showing livestock. Matt grew up near Mount Vernon, SD, and started renting land to raise crop... Read More

The Farmer's Daughter: County Fairs are a Summer Highlight

7/15/2021 - As we are halfway through July, it is getting closer to the days where youth and adults are preparing for county fairs to take place across South Dakota. Growing up as a kid, I remember the county fair being the highlight of the summer. You got to have delicious food, hang out with your friends, but... Read More

Farmer's Daughter: National Grilling Month

7/2/2021 - Hi y'all, April Hamilton with Ag United. If you haven't heard already, July is national grilling month! I don't know about you, but for me, nothing beats a meal where I can cook a burger or steak on the grill! I work at the SDSU meat lab while I attend SDSU and have learned many things with one of t... Read More

BREAKFAST ON THE FARM AT BRANDON DAIRY TO FEATURE TOURS

6/8/2021 - BREAKFAST ON THE FARM AT BRANDON DAIRY TO FEATURE TOURS AND CHILDREN’S ENTERTAINMENT Ode family opens doors to community BRANDON, SD – The Ode family is celebrating June Dairy Month by hosting the 14th Breakfast on the Farm at Royalwood Dairy near Brandon, on Saturday, June 19 from 9:00 a.m. ... Read More