OLC Agriculture Extension

1994 Land Grant College

OLC Agriculture

Extension Department

Departmental Phone # 605-455-6085


Leslie Rae Henry,

email: lhenry@olc.edu,

Agriculture Extension Director, Phone: 605-455-6084 or 605-455-6085

Theresa Lone Hill,

email: tloneh@olc.edu,

Agriculture Extension Adm. Assistent-Field Educator, Phone 605-455-6085


Mission Statement

"The Agriculture Extension Department supports the growth of Pine Ridge Reservation's human resources through community & research training for economic self-sufficiency with respect for cultural values."

Outreach Community Education

Community education is available through the department’s Extension programs in the format of workshops & seminars. The department's extension program is offering community workshops, seminars, or classroom instruction elementary through college courses. This program was designed to assist in the education of community members interested in improving community development. The department coordinates training with SDSU’s Extension programs and other Land-Grant University's. Examples of past training activities are as follows:

Annual Farm & Ranch Day
Organic Gardening Workshops
Bison Workshops
Solar Energy Workshops
Rangeland Management
Water Resource Management
Food Preservation Workshops
Technical Assistance

OLC Agriculture Extension Department

Agriculture Extension Department Phone #: 605-455-6085

Pine Ridge Area Agriculture News Links


American Indian Agriculture Issues

AIHEC Land Center


2013 Grass Production Taking a Hit

Private Land Owners

Private Land Owners Network

Pine Ridge A Wazi Paha Festival August 27, 2016

Wazi Paha Flyer

Produce Contest Rules

Vegetable Contest Labels

Agriculture Extension Trainings

Food Preservation Training begins August 17th, 2016 At

Oyate Techa Project (Kyle Youth Center) Kyle, SD

from 12 (Noon) to 3 pm every Wednesday.