"http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml11/DTD/xhtml11.dtd"> Agriculture Extension Department

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."

Cooperative Extension 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:

 

 

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

2013 AIHEC Student Conference

American Indian Agriculture Issues

AIHEC Land Center

NRCS NEWS RELEASE

2013 Grass Production Taking a Hit

Keepseagle Settlement Payment

Tax Webinar and Tax Clinic Workshops

Private Land Owners

Private Land Owners Network

National Organic Program:  Proposed Amendments to the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances

Agricultural Marketing Service: Proposed Amendments - National Organic Program

Comments must be submitted by close of business on  MARCH 7, 2013.

Pine Ridge Area Agriculture News Links

OST Pine Ridge Farm & Ranch Day

Pine Ridge Area Local School Career Day's

Little Wound High School Career Day

7th Annual Pine Ridge High School Career Day

OLC Fall 2013 Agriculture Extension Training

Food Preservation Workshop

NRC, OLC, & SDSU Pine Ridge Area Food Preservation Training Schedule

Agriculture Extension Trainings

SDSU Local Food Entrepreneurs Program
Kyle, SD
BIA 2, Lakota Trade Center, Suite 201

Garden 101 For Beginner Gardeners -- Kyle, SD Session 1 (January 17, 2013)

Gardening 101 - Garden Planning -- OLC Ag Extension Power Point #1 -- Handout

Garden 101 For Beginner Gardeners -- Kyle, SD Session 2 (January 24, 2013)

Gardening 101 - Garden Planning Session 2-- OLC Ag Extesnion Power Point #2 -- Handout

Gardening 101 - Starting Seedlings -- OLC Ag Extension Power Point #3

Garden 101 For Beginner Gardeners -- Porcupine, SD Session 1 (January 31, 2013) Cancelled due to cold weather. See you next week.

Gardening 101 - Garden Planning -- OLC Ag Extension Power Point

Garden 101 For Beginner Gardeners -- Porcupine, SD Session 2 (Febr. 7, 2013)

Gardening 101 - Garden Planning Session 2-- OLC Ag Extesnion Power Point #2 -- Handout

Gardening 101 - Starting Seedlings -- OLC Ag Extension Power Point #3

Garden 101 For Beginner Gardeners -- Oglala, SD Session 1 (Febr. 21, 2013)

Gardening 101 - Garden Planning -- OLC Ag Extension Power Point

Garden 101 For Beginner Gardeners -- Oglala, SD Session 2 (Febr. 28, 2013)

Gardening 101 - Garden Planning Session 2-- OLC Ag Extesnion Power Point #2 -- Handout

Gardening 101 - Starting Seedlings -- OLC Ag Extension Power Point #3

Garden 101 For Beginner Gardeners -- Wanblee, SD Session 1 (March 7, 2013)

Gardening 101 - Garden Planning -- OLC Ag Extension Power Point

Garden 101 For Beginner Gardeners -- Wanblee, SD Session 2 (March 14, 2013)

Gardening 101 - Garden Planning Session 2-- OLC Ag Extesnion Power Point #2 -- Handout

Gardening 101 - Starting Seedlings -- OLC Ag Extension Power Point #3

OLC Wazi Paha Festival Saturday August 24, 2013

Wazi Paha Veggie Contest Rule Book - 2013

Save Our Languages

6th Annual 2013 Lakota-Dakota-Nakota Language Summit

eXtension Training Site Links:

Engaged Advisory Committees: Strengthening Extension Advisory Leaders (SEAL) webinar

This SEAL webinar will focus on successful public engagement.

National Agriculture Extension Job Postings

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

Position of Associate Dean and Director of Extension and Outreach to Human Sciences

 4-H Professionals:

2013 4-H Science e-Academy

4-H Professionals,

Please join us to participate in an interactive, online training opportunity to learn how to train volunteers and community partners in 4-H Science programs. 4-H National  Science e-Academy Educational Highlights include:

  • Participants will come away with the knowledge they need to train volunteers and community partners in 4-H Science programs.
  • Subject matter experts, from across the country, will lead you through more than 22 hours of interactive learning sessions.
  • Educators from within 4-H Science will make themselves available to answer questions and share their valuable experience and expertise. 


We can promise that this virtual learning conference is unlike any other online learning opportunity that you have participated in previously. Please watch a short video Orientation of the E-Academy to learn more about this professional development opportunity.

Visit the E-Academy web page on 4-H.org for more information and to register for this training!

Once you register also be a on the lookout for weekly emails leading up to the conference announcing the 4-H Science Multi-Media Challenge, the opportunity to share your best practices and programs in a Virtual Poster Session, and an opportunity to win prizes!

For questions please contact Ed Bender at ebender@fourhcouncil.edu.

 

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