SDARL Board Member Craig Schaunaman was featured in an article in the TriState Neighbor on the impact of COVID -19 on agriculture. The story highlights a presentation by Dr. David Kohl to the South Dakota Farmers Union, who called the pandemic a “black swan event” that creates volatility in extremes, from prices for farmers to costs for consumers.

Craig Schaunaman farms near Aberdeen and is former Director of the South Dakota Farm Service Agency

Craig was quoted as echoing Dr. Kohl’s comments about sticking to a marketing plan. He stressed the importance of knowing the cost of production and using it to guide marketing decisions. You can read the entire story HERE.


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 …

September 13, 2023

Class XII Kickoff and SDARL Alumni Events

SDARL is starting Class XII with a full slate of events at the SDARL Legacy Leadership Seminar at the Highland Conference Center in Mitchell. Alumni …

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