Educational Opportunities 

SDCA featuerd webinars can be found HERE!

 WIRED Event | Tenstrike, MN  

July 24th, 2021 

 Eager to learn about chute-side behavior or herd management techniques? Then join American National Cattlewomen  in Tenstrike, MN for WIRED. With exciting guest speakers, workshops tailored to hot topics in the industry and hands-on learning opportunities. WIRED is the perfect place for all females with a passion for beef cattle to gather together.

2021 SD Grassland Management School Workshop

Tuesday, July 27 - Wednesday, July 28 

South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension, through an ongoing partnership with the South Dakota Grassland Coalition and other agencies, is once again coordinating the annual South Dakota Grassland Management School to be held July 27, from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. CDT. 

2021 SDSU Extension Feedlot Shortcourse

Wednesday, August 11 - Thursday, August 12 

The 2021 Feedlot Shortcourse returns to campus Aug. 11 and 12 and will be held at the SDSU Cow-Calf Education and Research Facility classroom, located at 2901 Western Ave. in Brookings. The registration fee is $150 and includes both days of the Feedlot Shortcourse. To register, please use the form below. For more information, contact Rusche at [email protected]

The Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show

August 10th-12th 2021

It is THE event for anyone in the cattle business! The Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show is agriculture’s premier event where the industry comes together to get down to business for the cattle industry. The 2021 event will be one of the largest on record and will be something that you can’t afford to miss!

Young Cattlemen Of South Dakota Dakotafest Social

August 18th

Young producers ages 18-40 are invited to a social in Mitchell on August 18th!  You do not need to be a member of the Young Cattlemen Of South Dakota Council (YCSD) to participate. Come network with other young producers within the industry, learn what the YCSD can offer you and enjoy some drinks and appetizers after a long day at Dakotafest! If you are interested in attending please RSVP with a YCSD member below:  Emily Peterson- [email protected],  Calli Williams- [email protected], Bryan Moes- [email protected] Or Text Aimee Sitter at 269-804-9185

2021 Livestock Environmental Training for CAFOs Workshop - December

Wednesday, December 8th

SDSU Extension will host a livestock environmental training program for concentrated animal feeding operations on December 8 at 8:30 AM CST at the Crossroads Convention Center in Huron (100 Fourth St. S.W. in Huron, 57350). This current training program meets the training requirement of the General Water Pollution Control Permit as long as it is attended within three years of obtaining coverage under the new permit. Manure applicators, producers and any other interested individuals who are not currently applying for a permit can also benefit from the information and are encouraged to attend. Certified Crop Advisor credits are available as well.

NCBA Cattlemen's College

Visit The Cattlemen's College Online Campus! With industry meetings canceling across the country, we know it is important for you to get industry education. Watch Recordings and Learn!