BROOKINGS, S.D. — South Dakota 4-H now exists on all the primary social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.
“It’s no secret that for an organization to be successful from a digital perspective engaging with consumers through social media is no longer an option, but a necessity,” said Hilary Risner, SDSU Extension Regional 4-H Youth Program Advisor. “We look forward to getting social with you and don’t worry we still enjoy face-to-face communication just as much as our online interactions.”
Through social media, Risner explained that 4-H hopes to be even more accessible to all audiences, including not only youth members, but also their parents and potentially grandparents whom have a social media presence.
What do we share?
Some things you can expect from South Dakota 4-H social media accounts are as follows:
* Event dates, highlights, and registration deadlines.
* Direct links to articles and news releases published on iGrow pertaining to the ever changing 4-H calendar.
* Feature information highlighting the great work our membership is accomplishing.
* Sharing of forms and resources necessary to 4-H operation.
How can you find us?
Find us on the following platforms at the indicated handles:
* Facebook: Search “South Dakota 4-H” to interact
* Twitter: Search “SDSUExt4H” to tweet with us
* Instagram: Search “SDSUExt4H” to be a part of our insta-followers
* Snapchat: Search sdsuext4-h to snap us
“Just like any good organization, we love when you talk about us, but we hope that you keep us in the loop,” Risner said. “Be sure to tag us and hashtag #SD4H so we know all the awesome things you are doing on behalf of 4-H.”
For any questions concerning the social media presence of the South Dakota 4-H program, please contact the EMAIL State 4-H Office 605.688.4167.
More about South Dakota 4-H
SDSU Extension’s 4-H Youth Development Program is a partnership of federal (USDA), state (Land Grant University), and county resources through youth outreach activities of SDSU Extension. Youth learn and experience Leadership, Health and Wellness, Science and Ag-Vocacy through a network of professional staff and volunteers reaching more than 9,000 enrolled members with yearly programming efforts to an additional 35,000 youth participants.
— SDSU Extension
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