SDDA and SDSU Extension to host ‘Next Generation of Livestock Production’ Forums

Farm Forum

PIERRE – The South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) and South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension will hold forums across the state to discuss South Dakota’s vision for livestock production this January through March.

“South Dakota has progressive, forward-thinking entrepreneurs who understand the exciting potential of today’s agri-business marketplace,” said SD Secretary of Agriculture Walt Bones. “We’re starting the conversation about the challenges and advantages South Dakota has to increase the number of livestock in our state.”

All forums are scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. local time but are subject to change.

Dates and places are as follows:

Jan. 14-Aberdeen Livestock

Jan. 15-Mobridge Livestock

Jan. 21-Ft. Pierre Livestock

Jan. 22-Herried Livestock

Jan. 23-Martin Livestock

Jan. 24-Philip Livestock

Feb. 4-Hub City Livestock

Feb. 6-Bales Continental

Feb. 8-Glacial Lakes Livestock

Feb. 25-Platte Livestock

Feb. 26-Magness Livestock

Feb. 27-Madison Livestock

Feb. 28-Kimball Livestock

March 5-Mitchell Livestock

March 6-Yankton Livestock

March 7-Sioux Falls Regional

March 11-Belle Fourche Livestock

March 12-St. Onge Livestock

March 13-Faith Livestock

March 14-Lemmon Livestock

March 18-Miller Livestock

March 19-Presho Livestock

March 20-Winner Livestock

March 21-Chamberlain Livestock

For more information, contact Sarah Caslin, SDDA Livestock Development Specialist at 605-773-3649 or visit