The special “AgOutlook” Edition of the South Dakota Soybean Association Magazine is filled with advocates for agriculture on many different levels – and many of those advocates are graduates of the SDARL leadership program.

Association President Jeff Thompson (SDARL VII) gave his farewell message in that position, talking about the challenges of this past year and some innovative programs from the Soybean Association. The article also features Dawn Scheier (SDARL V), a board member and Secretary of the SD Soybean Research and Promotion Council and board member of the US Soybean Export Council.

Other farmers featured include David Iverson (SDARL III), who holds the national post of Secretary of the United Soybean Board. The magazine features an article by freelance writer Connie Sieh Groop (SDARL VI), entitled “Living the Dream.”


The SD Soybean Association presented several awards, including Advocate of the Year to State Senator Mary Duvall (SDARL II), Dedicated and Distinguished Award to Bob Metz (SDARL X), and the Visionary Leadership Award to SDARL Board Member Michelle Rook. The Soybean Association will be holding a digital AgOutlook experience February 23-25.


You can read the entire AgOutlook magazine HERE.


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