South Dakota Youth in the Garden Webinar

Farm Forum

BROOKINGS – SDSU Extension is offering a series of online training sessions for those working with educational teaching gardens.

School teachers, afterschool and summer garden program leaders and helpers are all encouraged to participate in the ‘Youth in the Garden Webinars.’

Webinars are scheduled for the second Wednesday of the month.To participate in the Webinar, visit and click the link within the event posting. Participants are encouraged to log in within 15 minutes of the specified time.

Save the dates for these upcoming sessions:

May 8, 10-10:30 a.m. CST: “Vegetable Diseases,” presented by Mary Roduner, Consumer Horticulture Field Specialist and “Growing a Container Salsa Garden with Youth,” presented by Ann Schwader, Nutrition Field Specialist.

June 12, 10 to 10:30 a.m. CST: “Pollinators, Butterflies & Natural Enemies,” presented by Amanda Bachmann, Consumer Horticulture Field Specialist.

If you would like to receive more information on trainings and funding opportunities related to youth gardening programs or to exchanging questions and ideas with others involved in similar projects, e-mail Chris Zdorovtsov at to be added to the SDSU Youth Gardening LISTSERV.