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Oct. 15 Deadline for Urban and Community Forestry Grant
South Dakota communities are encouraged to apply for a 2018 Urban and Community Forestry Comprehensive Challenge Grant.


Grow in South Dakota
Not so long ago, and just before I entered high school, I was the jubilant recipient of a “Junior Agriculture loan” from the South Dakota Department of Agriculture.


New Ways to Experience the Magic at the SD State Fair
The South Dakota State Fair is offering new ways to “experience the magic” at this year’s fair.


Day Sponsors Offer Special Activities at the SD State Fair
With the help of day sponsors, the State Fair is able to offer special days at the 2018 South Dakota State Fair.


Ways to Save Money at the State Fair
The South Dakota State Fair offers several ways to save money during the fair.


Make Your Voice Heard at the SD State Fair
Local singers can make their voices heard at the Dakota Star Talent Competition sponsored by Dakotaland Federal Credit Union at the South Dakota State Fair.


SD State Fair to Host Chili Challenge and Pork Butt Battle
The South Dakota State Fair is seeking entries for the Jack’s Campers Chili Challenge and the Pork Butt Battle, sponsored by Advanced BioEnergy and South Dakota Pork Producers.


Eighth Annual SD Timed Event Championship Planned for the SD State Fair
The eighth annual South Dakota Timed Event Championship (SDTEC) sponsored in part by Panhandle Slim and Double D Western will be held Sept. 1 and 2 in Huron at the South Dakota State Fair.


Pay the ‘Magic’ Forward
Help others ‘Experience the Magic’ with the 3rd Annual Pay it Forward Day at the 2018 South Dakota State Fair.


SDDA Reminds Chemical Applicators of Dicamba’s Restricted Use
With many soybeans in the state blooming, the South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) reminds all agricultural producers and applicators of label restrictions on certain dicamba products.


Deadlines Approaching for SD State Fair Entries
Deadlines for all South Dakota State Fair open class entries are right around the corner.


Pesticide Container Recycling Collection Began July 9
The South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) encourages all agricultural producers and businesses to take advantage of free pesticide container recycling collection in 37 locations across the state from Monday, July 9, until Thursday, Sept. 6.


Emerald Ash Borer Information Forum Scheduled
The South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) is hosting an emerald ash borer (EAB) informational forum on Thursday, July 12, at 7 p.m. MDT at the Game, Fish and Parks Outdoor Campus West located at 4130 Adventure Trail in Rapid City, SD.


Roger Scheibe Receives 2018 Governor’s Ag Ambassador Award
Roger Scheibe of Brookings has been named the 2018 Governor’s Ag Ambassador Award recipient.