Long-time SDARL supporter First Dakota National Bank Agricultural Banking Team has been named the 2019 South Dakota State UniversityFriend of the Beef Industry.” The award was made at the Beef Bowl football game on September 21.Pictured above, from left: Dr. Joseph Cassady, head of the SDSU Animal Science Department; Larry Ness, CEO and chairman of the board at First Dakota National Bank; Nate Franzén (SDARL I), president of the Agricultural Banking Division at First Dakota National Bank; Dr. John Killefer, South Dakota Corn Endowed Dean of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences; and SDSU President Barry Dunn. You can read the story HERE.

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