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SDSU researcher selected to serve on Landsat Science team

By: SDSU Marketing & Communications South Dakota State University Professor David Roy, a senior scientist at the Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence, was selected to serve on the 2018-2023 Landsat Science team following an international competition sponsored by the U. S. Department of Interior U.S. Geological Survey. He is a professor in the geography department.…

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Legislature commits $22 million for SDSU Precision Agriculture Facility

By: SDSU Marketing & Communication There are 57 undergraduate students currently enrolled in the precision agriculture major. South Dakota State University is one step closer to constructing its Precision Agriculture Facility on campus. The South Dakota State Legislature has committed $22 million toward the $46 million construction costs of the facility. The legislation must still…

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SDSU to offer program for Native American and economically challenged students

By: SDSU Marketing & Communications South Dakota State University has received a grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture to provide Native American and economically challenged students with research and educational experiences. The 10-week summer program, officially known as the Future Agriculture and Science Taskforce Research and Extension Experience for Undergraduates, gives students…

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SGT opens office on SDSU campus

By: The Brookings Register Douglas Jaton, program manager of Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies, left, and Daniel Scholl, vice president of research and economic development at South Dakota State University, prepare to cut a ribbon as part of a grand opening ceremony of SGT’s office space in Daktronics Engineering Hall on Feb. 6. SGT and South Dakota…

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Agtegra pledges $500k to SDSU precision ag center

By: SDSU Extension iGrow  © 2018-Brookings Register PIERRE – Agtegra Cooperative of Aberdeen has announced a $500,000 donation to South Dakota State University for the precision agriculture building project proposed by the College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences.“We are committed to serving our farmer-members with innovation and integrity,” said Agtegra board President Hal Clemensen. “It…

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SDSU ranked in top 25 of nation’s safest campuses

By: SDSU Marketing & Communications South Dakota State University was ranked No. 22 on a listing of the safest campuses in the United States with 10,000 or more students. The National Council for Home Safety and Security, headquartered in Washington, D.C., and comprised of licensed alarm installers, contractors and others in the industry, said the…

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SDSU student selected for nanotechnology research program in Japan

By: Christie Delfanian, SDSU Marketing & Communications Jace Waybright, a sophomore physics and mathematics major, is one of six undergraduates nationwide chosen to participate in an international nanotechnology Research Experiences for Undergraduate (REU) program through Cornell University. Waybright will spend this summer in Tsukuba, Japan, doing research at the National Institute of Materials Science. The…

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Biofuels feedstock study supports billion-ton estimate

By: Christie Delfanian, SDSU Marketing and Communications The map shows yield potential for herbaceous crops, such as Giant Miscanthus, sorghum and switchgrass. Can farmers produce at least 1 billion tons of biomass per year that can be used as biofuels feedstock? That’s the question that researchers are trying to answer, according to North Central Regional…

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