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Governor’s Ag Summit

Through educational speakers and agricultural tours, attendees will have the opportunity to make connections and build trusted, long-lasting relationships with those involved in agriculture from the field to the plate. Everyone will leave the 2021 Governor’s Agriculture Summit with a better understanding of how we all can work together to strengthen and grow agriculture in South Dakota.

 

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Thursday, July 8

• 8:00am-9:00am Registration | Breakfast

• 9:15am Depart from The District for the Farm Tour

Meet in the Lobby of the District

• 9:45am-11:00am Farm Tour Stop #1

Alderson Farms, Hartford, SD

• 11:30am-12:30pm Lunch at Cherry Rock Farms

• 12:30pm-1:30pm Farm Tour Stop #2

Cherry Rock Farms, Brandon, SD

• 2:40pm-3:00pm Summit Kickoff

Lt. Governor Larry Rhoden

• 3:00pm-5:00pm USDA Beginning Farmers Workshop

Friday, July 9

• 7:30am-9:00am Registration | Breakfast

• 9:00am-9:15am Welcome

Hunter Roberts, Secretary South Dakota Department of Agriculture & Natural Resources

• 9:15am-10:45am How Top Leaders & Organizations Drive Results Through Trust

David Horsager, Author & Leadership Speaker, Trust Edge Leadership Institute

• 10:45am-11:00am Break

• 11:00am-12:00pm Wild Times: Making Sense of the Ag Economy

David Widmar, Agricultural Economics Insights

• 12:15pm-12:45pm Lunch & Learn: Riparian Buffer Initiative

• 12:45pm-1:30pm Food Exports

• 1:30pm-2:30pm Dakota Pure Bison

• 2:30pm-2:45pm Break

• 2:45pm-3:45pm Farm Service Agency Policy Update

• 3:45pm Closing Remarks

David Horsager, Author & Leadership Speaker, Trust Edge Leadership Institute

• 4:15pm-5:00pm Networking Break

• 5:00pm-7:00pm Governor’s Agriculture Ambassador Dinner

Special Guest: South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem

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DATES: July 8-9, 2021

REGISTRATION: 7:30am-9:00am

VENUE: The District

4521 West Empire Place

Sioux Falls, SD 57106

Contact Us

South Dakota Department of Agriculture & Natural Resources

605.773.3151

DANRmail@state.sd.us

danr.sd.gov