Congratulations to Clint and Kelly Brandlee (SDARL VII), pictured above, who, alongside Clint’s parents, launched Back Forty Beef, located near Bristol, South Dakota. Clint and Kelly have a two-year-old daughter, Jaycee, and are expecting another baby in May. The direct-to-consumer beef business was started during the COVID pandemic, and was featured in a KELOLAND TV series saluting agriculture during National Agriculture Month. You can view the story HERE.


March 30, 2021

AgWeek TV has Strong SDARL Representation

The AgWeek TV program that aired locally on March 27-28 featured many SDARL alumni.    Jason Mischel (SDARL V) talks about the dairy industry adapting …

March 26, 2021

Thaler Named Distinguished Professor

The annual South Dakota State University Celebration of Faculty Excellence recognized faculty members, researchers and scientists on March 25, 2021. The event honored faculty members …

March 26, 2021

SDARL Graduate Featured Presenter at Dairy Expo

When it comes to succession planning and transitioning a family farm or ranch to the next generation, Alan Hojer (SDARL VII) is a name you …

March 26, 2021

Bieber Red Angus Featured during National Ag Month

The Bieber Red Angus family-owned seedstock operation was featured in KELOLAND-TV’s “Faces of Farming” series during March – National Agriculture Month. The family ranch, located …

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