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SDSU takes flight with new drone program

SDSU takes flight with new drone program

Ian Lack

October 18, 2017


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Drones are no longer exclusively being used as military weapons, but becoming more present in the workplace and as a hobby. An emerging trend in some job fields requires hands-on experience with drones. A new certificate, added to the South Dakota State catalog this summer, aims to give students tha...

Behind the Scenes: Dairy Research, Training Facility

Behind the Scenes: Dairy Research, Training Facility

Alison Durheim

October 2, 2017


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First located where Briggs Library is on campus, the Dairy Research and Training Facility is constantly adapting new technologies and techniques. Introduced in 1907 as Dairy Husbandry, the Dairy Science Department’s undergraduate and graduate students attain real-life skills at the Dairy Research and ...

Researchers, students study state drought repercussions

Researchers, students study state drought repercussions

Ian Lack

September 20, 2017


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The worst drought South Dakota has experienced since 2012 continues to impact farmers and ranchers across the state. About 72 percent is currently in a state of drought, according to a recent report from the U.S. Drought Monitor. In the past weeks, extreme drought (D3) expanded across counties in west...