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[Page] 3 Continuing a Leadership Journey
[Page] 5 CAFES Leadership Team Grows
[Page] 7 Award-Winning Faculty & Staff
[Page] 9 New Endowment Holders Recognized
[Page] 10 Inaugural Precision Livestock Field School Offered at SDSU Cottonwood Field Station
[Page] 11 SDSU Celebrates Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine Students [Page] 13 Clay Carlson, SDSU Meat Science Graduate Student Approaches School and Life with Winning Mindset
[Page] 15 SDSU Alumni has been selected as the Head Coach of the South Dakota State University Livestock Judging Team
[Page] 16 Livestock Units Promote Hands-On Learning & Premier Research
[Page] 20 SDSU leads NSF-backed fertilizer development project
[Page] 21 SDSU Extension programs address economic questions
[Page] 23 Big Dreams, Bigger Successes
[Page] 25 CAFES News & Updates
[Page] 26 Recognizing SDSU Extension Experts and Distinguished Alumni
[Page] 27 Carson Noeker, CAFES student credits athletic success to rural roots
[Page] 28 POET Bioproducts Center officially opens with ribbon-cutting ceremony [Page] 29 Jackrabbits Now & Then
[Page] 30 Saying ‘yes’

Publication Date

Winter 2024


South Dakota State University


Agricultural Economics | Agriculture | Animal Sciences | Food Science | Life Sciences | Plant Sciences | Veterinary Medicine


Designer: Michelle Cartney

Photographers: Greg Latza, Robb Long, Zoey Schentzel Emily Weber

Contributing Writers: Lora Berg, Addison DeHaven, Candy DenOuden, Tessa Erdmann, SDSU Alumni Association, Kristen Smith, Ella Stiefvater

Growing South Dakota (WInter 2024)



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