3 Big Thoughts

SDARL is proud to offer the 3 Big Thoughts series featuring graduates giving brief Zoom presentations on topics of interest to the ag community, followed by questions and discussion. To register for upcoming programs, please contact us here.



3 Big Thoughts on ARC/PLC & PPP

Featured speakers include Matt Lindgren (SDARL X) and Rebecca Wellenstein (SDARL VII) of Farm Credit Services of America, and Olaf Hanson and Jordan Kline of Dacotah Bank. The moderator is Heather Niederwerder (SDARL X). Discussion recorded on February 25, 2021.

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3 Big Thoughts on Grain Marketing

Featured speakers include Jerry Cope (SDARL III), Travis Antonsen (SDARL V), and John Melius (SDARL VI). The moderator is Ross Tschetter (SDARL VII). Discussion recorded on September 17, 2020.

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3 Big Thoughts on Row Crops

Featured speakers include Jon Kleinjan (SDARL IX), Joe Schefers (SDARL VII), and Jeff Thompson (SDARL VII). Discussion recorded on December 3, 2020.

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3 Big Thoughts on Pork

Featured speakers include Shane Odegaard (SDARL VI), Karl Schenk (SDARL IV), and Jim Petrik (SDARL I). The moderator is Dr. Bob Thaler (SDARL III), SDSU Swine Specialist. Discussion recorded on November 19, 2020.

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3 Big Thoughts on Beef and Cattle

Featured speakers include Eric Jennings (SDARL VIII), Dawn Nagel (SDARL VII), and Walt Bones (SDARL II). Discussion recorded on November 12, 2020.

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3 Big Thoughts on DAIRY

Featured speakers include Nicolien Hammink (SDARL V), Jason Mischel (SDARL V), and Lucas Lentsch (SDARL III). Discussion recorded on October 15, 2020.

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(Note: Opinions expressed during these events are individual opinions from featured speakers and participants, and are not to be considered an endorsed opinion by SDARL or the firms for which the participants work.)