Rural Ramblings

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Featured Partner: Dr. Rochelle Reddig, DVM

11/9/2020 - Featured Partner:  Dr. Rochelle Reddig, DVM “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”  The old phrase still rings true when it comes to the health of humans and all species of animals, from pets to livestock.  For South Dakota farmers and ranchers, that “ounce of prevention” t... Read More

July Profile: Ashley Gelderman

7/8/2020 - Ashley Gelderman is a nutritionist who spends her days developing diet plans that meet very specific nutritional needs for her clients at every stage of their lives.  But, instead of humans, Ashley’s clients are pigs.  As a monogastric nutritionist for Standard Nutrition Company, Ashley works... Read More

Featured Farmer: Zane Williams

3/8/2020 - FEATURED FARMER:  Livestock Have Been Important for Generations on South Dakota Farm The farm that Zane Williams’ great uncle homesteaded 125 years ago has changed over the years, but there has been one constant: livestock have always been an important part of the farm for each of the four gene... Read More

South Dakota Sports Rivalry Goes Beyond the Field and Court

11/12/2019 -   The athletic rivalry between the University of South Dakota and South Dakota State University dates back 130 years to the first football meeting of the two universities in 1889.  Over the years, the schools have competed in more than 560 collegiate athletics head-to-head match-ups in footbal... Read More

Welcome Outreach Director Angel Kasper

1/11/2019 - We are excited to welcome Angel, who joined Ag United as Outreach Director this month.  Angel is a graduate of South Dakota State University with degrees in Agricultural Leadership and Speech Communications.  Angel brings a strong background in agriculture, having grown up working on her famil... Read More

Reflecting on a busy year at Lazy J Dairy

12/3/2018 - As the calendar year comes to a close, it is a good time for reflection and planning ahead.  For the Jungemann family of Lazy J Dairy near Wolsey, South Dakota, 2018 was a year to remember.     In late December 2017, they finished construction and began using a new milking parlor and expanded... Read More

The #1 lesson I learned from working at Ag United

11/9/2018 - I have had the opportunity to work at Ag United for SD for almost five years now. As Outreach Director you’ll often find me behind the scenes of open house events, bus tours, and restaurant crawls, and behind the computer screen writing press releases, blog posts, and radio spots. All of those thi... Read More

Ag United for SD Summer Internship 2019

11/2/2018 - POSITION TITLE:  Intern, Summer full-time position located in Sioux Falls, SD (Position is also shared with SD Corn, and Midwest Dairy, intern will complete some activities for these organizations.)   POSITION DATES: May – Sept. 2 *Weekend of SD State Fair is a required activity. Other start ... Read More