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NASA product tracks global growing seasons

Scientists can track the growing season globally for free through the NASA land surface phenology project.
14-Jan-2021 2:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

Science matters in policy decision-making

Science plays an essential role in policy formulation within a strong democracy--and should guide decision-making.
8-Jan-2021 11:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Increasing opioid knowledge in rural America

Strengthening the Heartland, an SDSU Extension program that provides free seminars to increase awareness and knowledge about opioids among youth and adults in rural South Dakota, will be expanding its programming.
4-Jan-2021 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Rotational grazing--why adoption rates have stagnated?

A survey of ranchers shows that those who do not use rotational grazing see water and labor as major barriers to adopting the conservation practice.
10-Dec-2020 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Prairie AquaTech exporting high-protein feed ingredient

A highly digestible fish, shrimp and young terrestrial animal feed ingredient produced from South Dakota soybeans is reaching a worldwide market.
19-Nov-2020 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Improving indoor ventilation to mitigate COVID-19

Businesses can learn how to be proactive in reducing the spread of COVID-19 by improving indoor ventilation and mitigation strategies through South Dakota State University’s Economic Development Administration Center.
10-Nov-2020 5:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Improving genomic analysis website

A website used by more than 20,000 scientists to analyze their genomic data is getting an upgrade, thanks to a four-year, nearly $870,000 National Institutes of Health grant.
4-Nov-2020 12:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Masks can help block coronavirus-carrying droplets

Aerosol modeling shows masks can block the inhaled droplet sizes that are most likely to reach key infection site, nasopharynx.
2-Nov-2020 11:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Training rehabilitation counselors

Counselors who are specially trained to provide adjustment services to people with disability help their clients find gainful employment.
27-Nov-2019 3:40 PM EST

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Maintaining reliability, resilience while integrating renewable energy

Energy generated by solar panels and wind turbines interfaces to the electricity grid using power electronic converters—but how will these converter-based and traditional-based control systems interact to ensure voltage and frequency stability?
20-Nov-2019 1:45 PM EST

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Nurse-researcher to help develop tribal palliative care programs

Delivering palliative care to rural, frontier areas is difficult, but the lack of infrastructure makes developing programs for three Northern Plains Indian tribes even more challenging.
13-Nov-2019 5:00 PM EST

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Expanding Role of RNs to Serve Rural Communities

To address the shortage of health-care professionals in rural and underserved areas, nurse-researchers are helping rural clinics more fully utilize registered nurses in primary care and have expanded the South Dakota State University nursing...
26-Jun-2019 4:40 PM EDT

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Ramping Corn Production for E15 Blend Using Precision Agriculture

18-Oct-2018 11:55 AM EDT

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Helping Sunflower Producers Fight Stem Canker

Fungicides can help prevent the lodging and yield loss that stem canker causes, but timing is crucial. A new disease-forecasting model that predicts stem canker risk can help.
23-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST

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Identifying Pathogens That Cause Soybean Stem Canker

Soybean diseases caused by various species of Diaporthe pathogens are on the rise and scientists are identifying the pathogens behind this increase.
2-Nov-2017 6:05 PM EDT

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More Bat Sightings Coincide with Fledglings Leaving Nest

An increased number of bat sightings in the fall coincide with young bat being encouraged to leave the nest and fend for themselves.
25-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT

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