Amanda Roth

Sales representative Mycogen Seeds

Amy Pravecek

Zoetis, Inc.

Bjorn Nelson

District sales manager Monsanto - Huron

Corey Johannsen

Producer Johannsen Farms

Doyle Renaas

Self employed - ag producer

Dusty Schley

Schley Farms

Eric Jennings

Hollow Valley Ranch

Eric Tieszen

Dakota Tilling

Gary Deering

Deering Ranch

James Kroupa

Jamie Johnson

Johnson Farms

Jared Knock

Owner Dakota Vision Ag, Inc.

Jeremy Hinke

Project Specialist East Dakota Water Development District

Jim Kanable

Director of Agronomy North Central Farmers Elevator

Joel Erickson

MJ Erickson Farms

Joshua Kettwig

Financial Officer Farm Credit Services of America

Laurie Johnson

Johnson Cattle, Minnesota West Community and Technical College

Monte Reichert

Nick Scott

Owner NGS Construction

Randy Nelson

Nelson Angus Ranch

Sandy Osterman

Osterman Farm, Avera Saint Lukes

Sara Bauder

SDSU Extension, VS-Berg Farm

Sarah Tveidt

Aimpoint Research

Shane Reis

District conservationist and rancher Natural Resource Conservation Service, Reis Ranch

Shaun Rausch

Hurley & Associates

Shawn Freeland

Self employed - rancher

Stuart Samson

Self employed County Line Seed

Trudy Wastweet

Midwest Dairy Association

Ward Youngblom

Cargill One Trak

Warren Rusche

Beef feedlot management associate SDSU Extension

Warren Symens

Symens Brothers Limousin

Will Haugen

Vice President/Branch Manager First Dakota National Bank

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Graduate Testimonials

“I’ve been through a lot of leadership courses, including the graduate school of banking, and the SDARL program, it’s a very in-depth dive, a very in-depth look at agriculture in our state, and gives you a much broader perspective both nationally and internationally.”

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