August 21-23, 2018 | Mitchell, SD
mobile

Education Sessions - Tuesday, August 15

10:00 a.m.
Rainfall Simulator and Range Health Monitoring

SDSU Booth #600

Panel Members:
Sean Kelly, SDSU Extension Range Field Specialist
Jimmy Doyle, SDSU Extension Range Field Specialist
Stan Boltz, NRCS State Range Conservationist


11:00 a.m.
Emerald Ash Borer Update

SDSU Booth #600

Speaker:
John Ball, Professor & SDSU Extension Forestry Specialist


11:00 a.m.
AgriVisions Ag Outlook
First Dakota National Bank Booth #223

Speaker: 
Nate Franzen, President Agri-Business Division
 


1:00 p.m.
Cereal Rye as a Cover Crop

SDSU Booth #600

Speaker:
Anthony Bly, SDSU Extension Soils Field Specialist


1:00 p.m. 
Opportunities in Swine Production

Education Center
The workshop will cover the basics for those interested in entering the swine production business or expanding current operations. Topics included will be the process for starting, integrators and contracts, financing, facilities, and nutrition. Questions are encouraged as this is an opportunity to learn from numerous professionals in the swine industry.

Speaker: 
Daryl Christensen, Vice President, Reaves Buildings


1:00 p.m.
Farm & Ranch Labor Needs: A systematic approach to preparing for “Labor” needs instead of reacting to Labor Shortages.

First Dakota National Bank Booth #223
Wouldn’t it be nice to feel like you have control over you’re ability to attract, train and retain the right people for your operation.  This presentation will give you the Steps that every operation should go through to address their labor needs.  Adding people to your operation can be a successful experience.  This presentation will stretch how you have looked at Labor.  You will leave with some “Take Home” action items that can make a difference.

Speaker: 
Alan Hojer, Keep Farmers Farming Manger, Legacy Consultant

Sponsored by:

 


2:00 p.m.
Farm Smarter:  Protect the Farm from Bad Business Planning, Divorces, Nursing Homes and More!

Education Center
If you are hoping to keep your farm in the family for generations to come, this will be the most valuable planning seminar you could ever attend. Learn everything you need to know about:

The fundamentals of legal planning: taxes, trusts, Medicaid, partnerships, and other important planning tools
Succession planning: how to leave the family farm in style — to whom you want and when you want
Asset protection: protect your farm and your assets from predators and creditors to ensure your family’s future

Speakers:  
Jayna M. Voss and Bobbi L. Thury, Co-Founders and Attorneys at Legacy Law Firm, P.C. 


2:00 p.m.
Mesonet at SD State: Statewide Network of Weather Stations and Tools For Ag

SDSU Booth #600

Speaker:
Nathan Edwards, SDSU South Dakota Mesonet Manager

butn-mobile-menu-close