The Kathy and Brad Sanderson (SDARL III) family of rural Lake Preston has received the South Dakota FFA Foundation’s 2021 “Family of the Year” award. The award honoring a family’s long-term involvement in the SD FFA/Agriculture Education program was presented on April 12 at the State FFA Convention in Rapid City, and the article mentions Lee Sanderson (SDARL IX) and his wife, Heidi. You can read about the award in the Tri-State Livestock News article HERE.


May 3, 2021

SDARL Class XI Launches Book Club

SDARL Class XI held the first in its online book club series on April 29, discussing “An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth” by Chris …

April 27, 2021

Talking Ag Leadership Across States

The Minnesota Farm Bureau LEAP Conference (Leadership, Education, Advocacy, Promotion) is designed to provide leadership and advocacy training for all Farm Bureau members, and this …

April 27, 2021

Hungry for Truth Story Features SDARL Graduate

Planting season is upon us and soybean farmers are prepping for the season. Former South Dakota Soybean President, Jeff Thompson (SDARL VII), who farms in …

April 27, 2021

Sustainability Topic of Panel Featuring SDARL Graduates

April 20, 2021 was Ag Day, and two SDARL alumni were featured on a panel discussing sustainability on the farm and ranch during a seminar …

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