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.


September 27, 2023

Join Class XII for an Evening with Coach Stig and President Dunn

SDARL alumni and friends are invited to join Class XII in Brookings on December 12, 2023 for “An Evening with Coach Stig and President Dunn.” …

September 14, 2023

Walt Bones (Class II) Inducted Into the South Dakota Hall of Fame

A Caring Advocate for Agriculture Article credit: South Dakota Hall of Fame When Walt Bones is asked to serve, he says “yes!” From serving as …

September 14, 2023

West River Golf Tournament Recap

Thank you and congratulations to all the players, winners, and sponsors of the SDARL West River Golf Tournament on September 7, 2023! It was a …

September 14, 2023

Beef Bowl Tailgate!

It was a fun day in Brookings at the SDARL tailgate event with Zoetis on September 9, 2023. Hosted by Craig Dybedahl (Class II) and Matt …

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