Curriculum Schedule – “Vision Leadership to Create Tomorrow’s Future”
Nov. 19-20, 2016 - Pierre
*** “The SDARL Journey & Orientation, Assessment Analysis-Strength Deployment Inventory, Meet your class, and SDARL Logistics
Dec. 13–16, 2016 - Brookings
Madison Collaborative Leadership: Networking, Public Speaking & Communication, Etiquette, Dress for success, Innovative Agriculture; Seminar day with MARL, Energy Electrification, Poultry Production
Jan. 24-26, 2017 - Pierre
State Govt. Agencies, State Legislature Day, Ag & Government dynamics, Oahe Power Plant, Grasslands Coalition, Parliamentary Procedure, Ag Tourism
Feb. 11-17, 2017 - Washington, DC
National Study/Travel Seminar: Opening doors to Agriculture: Social, Political, Economic, Ag Activist Issues, Federal Agencies, Govt. Ag Advocacy, think tanks, Natural Resources, Environmental, Chesapeake Bay EPA Tour, Cultural.
April 11-13, 2017 -Lower Brule Reservation, Winner
Native Nation Building/Tribal governance, Rosebud Reservation Programs. Goals Setting. Conflict Management & Strengthening Relationships–Your Succession Planning Portfolio
June 12–15, 2017 - Black Hills
Ranching, Grazing, Permitting, Natural Resources/The Environment, Forestry, Mining, Conservation, Team Building, Class Project Presentations
July 18–20, 2017 - Eastern SD Rural Bus Tour
Rural/Urban development, Dairy, Processing, Shuttle Loaders, Biotechnology, Diversity in Ag. Local Products, Processing, Farm to Table Consumer Awareness
Nov. 7–9, 2017 - Spearfish West River
Range and Grassland Management, Sheep/Wool, Community Rural Development & Economic impact Opportunities while living next door to ND Bakken Oil Production in Harding Co.
Dec. 10–12, 2017 Aberdeen Area
Innovative Ag Industries, Ag Developments & their Economic impact to SD, Media Training, International Presentations,
Jan. 16–18, 2018 Sioux Falls Area
Consumer Ag Relations, Philanthropy, Investing in Your Community, Futuristic Ag Outlook, Hutterite lifestyle and Ag diversification, Ag Foreign Policy, International Tour Briefing
Feb. /March 2018 International Study Tour TBA
Comparative cultures, social and economic systems, customs, politics, import/export balance, How Globalization makes everyone neighbors.
April 14-15, 2018 -TBA
*** Graduation, Auction, International debriefing, Class IX Leadership Opportunities. SDARL Alumni participation
The Curriculum is subject to change without notice.
•***Seminar includes spouse/fiancé to participate in its entirety.