Congratulations to Dave Poppens (SDARL III) for his family’s selection as 2022 Farm Family of the Year by the Agribusiness Division of the Greater Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce. The family farms near Lennox in a cattle and farming operation that now includes the fourth generation. The Poppens family is picture below. You can read the story HERE.
And congratulations to Clint and Kelly (SDARL VII) Brandlee who were named the 2021 AgVocates of the Year by Ag United. They were recognized for “always finding time to share information about their farm and animals with their community and a larger audience on social media.” In 2020, they opened “Back Forty Beef, LLC” to bring farm-raised beef directly to consumers. Clint is also a member of Class I of the South Dakota Soybean Genesis Leaders Program. The Brandlee family is pictured below. You can read about their award HERE.