It’s been a busy September for news in the agriculture industry, and many SDARL graduates are front and center in the headlines.


The new Raven Precision Agriculture Building at South Dakota State University was officially opened on Saturday, September 11th. Featured in the ribbon cutting are, from left, John Killefer, SDARL Board Member and Dean of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences; Dan Rykhus, President and CEO of SDARL sponsor Raven Industries; State Representative David Anderson; Governor Kristi Noem;  Rosalyn Madsen, a Precision Agriculture Student at SDSU; Barry Dunn, SDSU President; and Mike Jaspers (SDARL IV), Interim Executive Director of South Dakota Corn.

Tom Fishback (SDARL X), Market President of First Bank & Trust in Brookings, a long time SDARL supporter, was on hand to announce a gift from the bank to South Dakota State University for the renovation of Frost Arena. The basketball and wrestling venue will be renamed First Bank & Trust Arena.

David Iverson (SDARL III) and his family were featured in a story on harvest season on the “Hungry for Truth” website. You can read the entire story HERE.


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