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This issue includes the 2015 SDSU Extension Annual Report.

[Page] 2 Contours Program Launched: Aims to Provide Insights & Prompt Discussions
[Page] 4 Local Momentum: Formation of State's First “Food Hub” Comes To Fruition [Page] 6 Spotlight On Soil Health: New Coalition Formed
[Page] 8 Exploring A Range Of Options: Youth Programs Cultivate Interest In Natural Resource Careers
[Page] 9 Profiles In Leadership: Our Mission Continues… Ensuring All Citizens Have Access To Education & Emerging Innovation
[Page] 10 Encouraging Animal Well-Being Workshops & Trainings Help Livestock Producers Become Better Stewards
[Page] 12 Wellness Wisdom: Variety Of Efforts Available To Encourage Health & Wellness
[Page] 14 Support For Youth: 4-H Shooting Sports Helps Youth Achieve Success [Page] 16 Serving South Dakotans: Museum Exhibit Showcases Forty Years Of Extension Service Across The State
[Page] 17 Taking Action: SDSU Experts Provide Important Resources During Avian Influenza Outbreaks
[Page] 18 Statewide Highlights & Happenings
[Page] 20 Tactics For Transitions: Annual Symposium Aims To Assist Beginning Farmers & Ranchers
[Page] 22 Alum Reflects: Dawn Frank
[Page] 23 SDSU Extension Directory
[Page] 25 A Message From The SDSU Foundation

Publication Date

Spring 2016


South Dakota State University


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


Editor: Kindra Gordon Contributing Writers: Sydney Sleep, Mike Barber Designer: Kristi Schelhaas Project Coordinator: Wendy Thorstenson Photography provided by Emily Weber with University Marketing & Communications

Growing South Dakota (Winter 2016)



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