Agricultural Technology & Science

University outreach resourcesA Wealth of Knowledge and Opportunity


Sales of agricultural commodities amount to more than $3 billion per year in South Dakota, making it one of the most important industries in the state. South Dakota ranks in the top ten nationwide in production of:
   
Corn                            Wheat
Barley                         
Rye
Flaxseed                    
Sorghum


Soybeans
Sunflower seeds
Honey                                      
Cattle
Sheep
Hogs
 
Best state for entrepreneurs
Best tax climate in the countrySouth Dakota State University is on the forefront of ag-related research for the nation and can provide a wealth of knowledge and opportunities for industry collaboration on research and development of agricultural products and vaccines.

*According to the USDA, 2004



Top State for Business
 

featured companies

Adee Honey Farms - honey production

Hammink Dairy Consulting & Development - relocation services, turn key projects, dairy

Millborn Seeds - grass seed company

Pioneer Hi-Bred Int'l - developer and supplier of advanced plant genetics

SGS Group - inspection, verification, testing and certification services

Syngenta - sustainable agriculture through innovative research and technology

industry partners

South Dakota State University

Colleges & Departments
Service Laboratories & Core Facilities
Centers of Excellence
Tech Transfer - Available Technologies

Other Partners

South Dakota Department of Agriculture
United States Department of Agriculture

Key Research areas

10/11/13 - SGS of Brookings reaches 20 year anniversary

SDSU Agricultural Experiment Station
Growing South Dakota - Winter 2013