July 28, 2019

Ireland: Connections to presidents

We stopped at the Barak Obama travel plaza to learn a bit about the connections to our presidents. I hope you can read a bit …

July 26, 2019

Ireland: Rugged beauty

Terry Jaspers checks out the peat that has been stacked to dry. The landscape of the Burren has been shaped by geological forces for hundreds …

July 26, 2019

Ireland: Kylemore Abbey

Originally a castle built as a romantic gift for the beautiful Margaret Henry in 1867, Kylemore Abbey is steeped in tales of romance, tragedy, spirituality, …

July 26, 2019

Ireland: Bit of blarney

Barney Castle is a medieval stronghold in Blarney, near Cork, Ireland, and the River Martin. Though earlier fortifications were built on the same spot, the …

July 26, 2019

Ireland: Dining at Bunratty Castle

Our group heading into Bunratty Castle. Bunratty Castle is a large 15th-century tower house in County Clare, Ireland. It is located in the center of …

July 24, 2019

Ireland: SDARL Alumni learn from Alltech, dairy operation, bull farm and enjoy farm-to-table supper

      On Tuesday, our group visited the Alltech European Bioscience Centre at Dunboyne, Ireland. Kevin Tuck, Managing Director, told us the company has offices world-wide …

July 24, 2019

Learning from Ireland’s leaders

Ireland’s Minister of State Andrew Doyle and Officials of the Department of Agriculture in Dublin shared details about the ag industry in Ireland with the …

June 19, 2019

Public-Private Partnerships and Rural Economic Development Highlight Leadership Seminar

Members of Class X of the South Dakota Agricultural and Rural Leadership (SDARL) Program improved their knowledge of the public-private partnerships that are vital to …

May 7, 2019

Leaders Focus on Improving Intercultural Competencies

Class X of the South Dakota Agricultural and Rural Leadership (SDARL) Program worked on developing awareness and competencies with diverse populations in the state during …

May 7, 2019

SDSU Extension Hosting Workshops on Farmer Stress

SDSU Extension is hosting two different workshops on May 23 to help agricultural professionals recognize and cope with stress, both in themselves and in others. …

March 4, 2019

International Trade and National Policy Highlight Study Seminar

Class X of the South Dakota Agricultural and Rural Leadership (SDARL) Program met with federal lawmakers, agency heads, and commodity groups, and studied leadership on …

February 1, 2019

Ag and Rural Leaders Meet with State Officials

Members of Class X of the South Dakota Agricultural and Rural Leadership (SDARL) Program discussed policy and process during the State Government Seminar held in …

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