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Food scientist receives NIFA grant to improve oat quality

By: SDSU Marketing & Communications Professor Padu Krishnan in the Department of Dairy and Food Science has received a three-year, nearly $450,000 National Institute of Food and Agriculture research grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Through this project, the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station researcher seeks to improve the quality of oats grown in…

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McCrory Gardens 31st Annual Garden Party to be held August 3

By: SDSU Marketing & Communications The 31st Annual Garden Party at McCrory Gardens is set for August 3, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Start off the day with coffee and baked goods from a local bakery at “Coffee at the Terrace” at 10:00 a.m. At 10:30 a.m., paint scenery in McCrory Gardens with an…

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Student-founded business participates in Arts Festival

By: John Kubal, The Brookings Register “I decided I wanted to start on something,” said Laurel Diekhoff, sole owner and operator of Flume Bath & Body, a product line that specializes in handcrafted bath bombs, lip care, lip scrubs, perfume sprays and shower steamers.  She started her research in December 2016, made her first sale…

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KSFY One Day Getaway – Brookings Stories

KSFY was in Brookings on July 12 as part of their “One Day Getaway” broadcast. Watch: Mayor Keith Corbett Watch: Brookings Arts Festival Impact Watch: Brookings Area Makerspace Watch: Eponymous Brewing Watch: Brookings Built Green Watch: Cook’s Kitchen Watch: SDSU Renovation Projects Watch: Prairie Mermaid Boutique    

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Grant helps SDSU nurses expand primary care roles

By: SDSU Marketing & Communications Nursing students will be trained to take on expanded roles in primary care delivery, including management of chronic health conditions, through a four-year, nearly $2.8 million grant from U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. To help address access to health care for rural and underserved areas, registered nurses can take…

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BEDC, SDSU and the Research Park explore precision agriculture opportunities

Day-long workshop held to identify Brookings, SDSU role in solving industry challenges A recently formed collaborative effort concentrating on the precision agriculture industry seeks to advance research opportunities and industry connections at SDSU while promoting business development within the Brookings area. On June 25, approximately thirty South Dakota State University (SDSU) associate deans, department heads…

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Board of Regents approves naming of the Raven Precision Agriculture Center

By: Raven Industries Raven Industries (NASDAQ:RAVN) was recognized today in the naming of South Dakota State University’s future precision agriculture facility. The Raven Precision Agriculture Center, to be located on the university’s main campus in Brookings, will lead the nation in precision agriculture education, research and extension. Raven Industries gave $5 million to the project…

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South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum receives grant

The South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum received a $15,000 grant from the Deadwood Historic Preservation Fund to restore the museum’s windows. The museum, which is located in the historic Stock Judging Pavilion, is on the National Register for Historic Places as it is one of the few remaining stock pavilions on land-grant universities in the…

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Work begins on $20M SDSU housing project

By: Eric Sandbulte, The Brookings Register Work started June 1 on preparing the sites of new townhouses as part of South Dakota State University’s effort to increase housing options for upperclassmen and graduate students. A lot more is certain now in regard to the $20 million plan to construct a three-story apartment building and four…

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SDSU CubeSat team launches high-altitude balloon

By: Christie Delfanian, SDSU Marketing & Communications This image was taken during the maiden voyage of the CubeSat team’s high-altitude balloon, launched on March 22. The team’s second balloon launch took place during Engineering Expo in April. Their long-term goal is to be the first South Dakota team to launch a small cube-shaped research satellite…

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