December 5, 2022

CEO Don Norton Retires

After five years as CEO of South Dakota Agriculture and Rural Leadership, Don Norton has retired.  His last official event was the Agtergra Seminar on …

November 18, 2022

Class XI Agtegra Seminar Rural Vitality and Entrepreneurs

SDARL Class XI members were entertained and enlightened in Aberdeen and Milbank, South Dakota at the Agtegra Seminar on Rural Vitality and Entrepreneurs. The class …

November 18, 2022

Congratulations to the Littles

Congratulations and welcome are in order for the addition of a Little family member. Yes, Little is capitalized because Derek Little (SDARL Class IX) and …

November 18, 2022

Corey Chicoine elected President of Class XI

Sixth-generation farmer and Pioneer Seed representative, Corey Chicoine of Elk Point, SD was elected President of Class XI at the Agtegra Seminar on Ruralvitality and …

November 18, 2022

Class XI Grong Promoted at Valley Queen

Evan Grong (SDARL Class XI) is the new Sales Manager of Dairy Ingredients at Valley Queen Cheese in Milbank, SD. Evan has been with the …

October 27, 2022

SDARL Attends 2022 IAPAL Annual Meeting in Canada

Program Director Jennifer Henrie traveled to Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, in October for the annual meeting of the International Association of Programs for Agricultural Leaders. IAPAL …

October 25, 2022

Join Class XI in Aberdeen and Sioux Falls

Alumni and Sponsors are invited to join SDARL Class XI to visit with the current class, connect, and hear and share their SDARL experience. Nov. …

September 30, 2022

SDARL Alumni part of $80 million SDSU Grant

The following is an excerpt of the full announcement. South Dakota State University today announced that it will receive up to $80 million for the …

September 30, 2022

SDARL Life Events Celebrations and Recognitions September 2022

Check out the SDARL Life Events Celebrations and Recognitions for September 2022 CONGRATULATIONS to you all and welcome to the SDARL family for the new …

September 30, 2022

SDARL Seminar 8 Rural Community Leadership Rapid City and Spearfish

The South Dakota Agricultural and Rural Leadership Class XI gained great insight on Rural Community Leadership in Rapid City and Spearfish recently.  Class members found …

September 14, 2022

2022 West River Rapid City Golf Tournament Winners

A great time was had at the 2022 SDARL West River Rapid City Golf Tournament FUNdraiser.  Yes, there was some competitive jiving, but that’s to …

September 14, 2022

Walt Bones Honored as Eminent Leader

It’s a big year for Walt Bones III (Class II). Earlier this year he was named the 2022 Governor’s Ag Ambassador.  This week he will …

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