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

Sunflower seeds
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