Training program focuses on young S.D. ranchers

November 23, 2010 at 3:22 am in The Daily Republic

Young ranchers will get a boost through a new South Dakota State University program.
SDSU Cooperative Extension, in partnership with South Dakota Farm Bureau, has received $748,892 in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The money will be used to train young ranchers and help them eventually replace aging cattlemen.
“We need people on the land,” said Barry Dunn, dean of the SDSU College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences. Continue Reading