Lealand Schoon (SDARL Class VI) became a Certified Range Management ConsultantIf you’re looking for a Certified Range Management Consultant, we have a newly certified one right here in the SDARL midst.  Lealand Schoon (Class VI)  recently became certified through the International Society for Range Management (SRM).  He is skilled in grazing management principals and practices relating to grazing systems, soil/plant relationships, vegetative response to grazing, climate smart conservation, and rangeland soil health.  Lealand is a 30 year career employee of the Natural Resources Conservation Service.  He also owns and operates a ranch in Mellette.

Another alum is shining at The South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association as the new Director of Communications & Outreach. Lorrin Naasz, SDARL (Class X) recently started her position with the organization.  Naasz works on behalf of South Dakota cattle producers to advance grassroots policy as a unified voice at the state, local, and national level. She will be responsible for developing and executing communication strategies, as well as facilitating and growing industry relations.

Congratulations Lealand and Lorrin!



March 31, 2023

Congratulations SDARL Family

Check out the SDARL Life Events Celebrations and Recognitions CONGRATULATIONS SDARL Family and welcome to the to the new additions! Click an image to scroll …

March 31, 2023

SDARL Graduates of Class XI

There are officially 26 new SDARL alumni following the graduation of Class XI on Sunday, March 26th. When the spouses, parents, and children of those …

March 16, 2023

New SDARL CEO Janelle Booth

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March 7, 2023

Auction News

The Class XI Graduation Banquet and Fundraising Auction is set for March 25 in Fort Pierre at the Casey Tibbs Rodeo Center and Museum. We …

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