Congratulations to Walt Bones, a member of SDARL Class II, who has been named the 2022 Governor’s Ag Ambassador.

Walt is a fourth-generation producer and long-time advocate for the industry. He and his family operate a diversified crop, livestock, and commercial agribusiness on the family farm near Parker. Bones actively advocates for agriculture on the national, regional, and local levels and regularly hosts tours featuring his diverse operation, conservation efforts, and promotion of the agriculture lifestyle. In addition, Bones has served on multiple boards and committees including Governor Daugaard’s Ag Advisory Board, SD Corn Growers Board, Avera Foundation Board, SD Cattleman’s Association Board, and served as the South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture from 2011-2013.

Walt will be recognized at the Governor’s Ag Summit to be held June 22-23 in Brookings. You can sign up to attend the Summit HERE.

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