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    Special Foods Flyer

    Livestock Judging Practice 3-3-15 canceled

    Livestock Judging practice in Yankton County on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, as been canceled.

    SD 4-H Teens as Teachers

    Yankton County would like to have a 4-H Teens as Teachers team. We need 2 to 8 teens (in grades 10-12) who would be interested in working together to learn a specific programming curriculum and then take this curriculum to another audience (K-6th youth or adults 50+) where the teens would act as the teachers and teach the curriculum. Let us know by March 16th if you are interested.

    By completing specific requirements, teens are eligible to apply for a Teens As Teachers scholarship through the SD 4-H Foundation to be used at the post-secondary institution of their choice.

    More information can be found using these links:

    4-H TAT Brochure 2

    4-H Teens As Teachers Registration Form

    4-H TAT Teen Teacher Role 2

    4-H TAT Adult Mentor Role 2 (2)

    2015 4-H Camp Poinsett

    2015 4-H camp Poinsett (1)

    2015 4-H camp Poinsett (2)

    2015 Camp Brochure

    InB’s Got Talent 2015

    InB’s Got Talent 2015

    4-H MEMBERS AGES 10-13: Here’s your opportunity to learn, have fun, and meet others from around the state that want to learn about leadership! INB will offer you leadership skills, a fun project to take home, an opportunity to participate in a community service project, and the opportunity to make new friends.

    Join the SD 4-H Youth Council during the South Dakota 4-H Leaders’ meeting, on April 11th, 2015 and get introduced to leadership at INB!

    Send the registration form to the SDSU Watertown Regional Extension Center in Watertown, by April 1st, 2015 to reserve your spot. Here is the link for the information. http://igrow.org/4h/south-dakota-4h/inbs-got-talent-2015/ Here is the link for the registration form http://igrow.org/up/general/10331.pdf.

    Northeast Youth Livestock Clinic

    March 20, 2015

    Bret & Raechel Fliehs Farm – Groton SD

    For more information: Northeast Youth Livestock Clinic Fitting release


    Yankton Dog Show Date Changed

    Hello 4-H families:

    The date of the Yankton County Dog Show has changed to Saturday, July 18th.

    Sorry for the confusion!

    SD 4-H: Opportunity to Apply for Healthy Living Youth Council – Due Feb 9

    Dear 4-H Families:

    Preparing young people to become thriving and contributing adults in our communities will always be the mission of the South Dakota Youth Foundation.  For this reason, the foundation has partnered its efforts with South Dakota business, industry, agency, and community leaders so that they may align their efforts in order to help South Dakota youth feel and be personally impacted by change.  We will be working with youth organizations across the state to bring this vision forward.

    We are proud to announce the formation of a South Dakota Healthy Living Youth Council.  This council of youth will be selected and paired with professional mentors from across the state to lead a Healthy Living Youth Initiative in order to plan and carry out Healthy Living Youth Summits in the Fall of 2015.  We are requesting your assistance in recruiting teens that may be interested in serving.  All youth interested in applying for the council need to have applications postmarked no later than February 9, 2015.


    All youth entering grades 11-12 in the 2015-2016 school year are eligible to apply.  Selected council youth will need to be prepared to attend a council training on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 in Pierre at Avera/St. Mary’s Hospital.

    We look forward to working with you and are excited about the opportunities ahead!  Please feel free to contact me with any further questions.




    Suzanne Geppert

    South Dakota Youth Foundation

    Dakota Southern Cattlemen’s Association Scholarship

    The Dakota Southern Cattlemen’s Association is again sponsoring two $500 scholarships this year.

    The recipient of this $500 scholarship may attend any college/university or vocational institute.  The applicant will be making plans for their first year – pursuing an agriculture or agriculture related degree.  The applicant must be a resident of Bon Homme, Hutchinson, or Yankton County.

    This scholarship is payable upon successful completion of one semester of education with a “C” average or better.  To redeem this scholarship, proof of completion of one semester of post-secondary education must be presented to the Dakota Southern Cattlemen’s Scholarship Committee.

    Use the links below to access the application form. The deadline for the application is March 20.

    Word file: Dakota Southern Cattlemen

    PDF file: Dakota Southern Cattlemen


    February Newsletter

    February 2015 Newsletter