Governor's Agricultural Summit

GAS

 

The purpose of the Governor's Agricultural Summit is to bring together leaders in business, finance, education, government and production agriculture to demonstrate agriculture's comparative advantages and discuss ways to harness the industry's potential for economic development.

This year’s Governor’s Agricultural Summit will be held: June 26-27, 2014 in Deadwood, SD

2014 Governor's Ag Summit Program

 

2014 Governor's Ag Summit Video

Welcome and the State of Agriculture Address

Session 1-Farm Bill Update from USDA Under Secretary Michael Scuse

Session 2-Keys to Ag Development: Roads, Rails, and Rivers

Governor's Ag Amabassador Luncheon

Session 3-Environmental & Regulatory Issues

Session 4-What's Ahead for South Dakota Agriculture?

 

2014 Governor's Ag Summit Powerpoint Presentations

Secretary Lucas Lentsch-State of Agriculture Address

Senator Mike Vehle-Roads, Rails, & Rivers

Michael Steenhoek, Soy Transportation Committee-Roads, Rails, & Rivers

Jeff Zimprich, NRCS-Environmental & Regulatory Issues

Michael Formica, National Pork Producers Council-Environmental & Regulatory Issues

Brent Gloy, Purdue University-What's ahead for South Dakota Agriculture?

John Blanchfield, American Bankers Association-What's ahead for South Dakota Agriculture?

Thank you to our sponsors!

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Previous Years Agendas

Previous Years Videos

Click on the links below for video snapshots from each year's Governor's Agricultural Summit.  

2011

The purpose of the Governor's Ag Development Summit is to bring together leaders in business, finance, education, government and production agriculture to demonstrate agriculture's comparative advantages and discuss ways to harness the industry's potential for economic development.

Welcome – Walt Bones, Secretary of Agriculture

 

Ag Banking Panel – Bob Schmidt-Farm Credit Services of American, Steve Dutenhoffer- Dacotah Bank, Nate Franzen- First Dakota National Bank, Bob Rutten- Citizens State Bank

 

Rural Health Panel – Dr. Dan Heineman-Sanford Health, Jay Weems-Avera Health, Rebekah Cradduck- SD Assn. of Healthcare Organizations

 

Kristi Noem Speech – Representative Kristi Noem

 

Industrial Ag Panel – Ed Mallett-CHS, Jim Tobin-Monsanto, Dr. Alan Ayers-Bayer CropScience, Bill Even-Pioneer, Rob Skjonsberg- SD Ethanol Producers Assn.

 

Summit Wrap Up – Lucas Lentsch, Director of Agricultural Development

 

 

Banquet & Award – Key Note Speaker Lt. Governor Matt Michels

 

2012

The purpose of the Governor's Ag Development Summit is to bring together leaders in business, finance, education, government and production agriculture to demonstrate agriculture's comparative advantages and discuss ways to harness the industry's potential for economic development.

Welcome – Walt Bones, Secretary of Agriculture

 

Agricultural Policy- John Phipps, US Farm Report

 

Exporting and International Trade Panel- Ambassador Islam Siddiqui, Office of the US Trade Representative; Michelle Rogowski, Food Export; Dean Gorder, North Dakota Trade Office

 

Dennis Daugaard,  Governor of South Dakota

 

 

Livestock Development- Dr. Luke Minion- Pipestone Veterinary Clinic; Nathan Jensen, Farm Credit Services of America; Tony Clayton- Clayton Agri-Marketing

 

Succession Planning- Gary F. Sipiorski, Vita Plus Corporation

 

 

Previous Years Sponsors

Thank you to all our sponsors, past and present. We could not pull off the Governor’s Ag Development Summit without you!
Click the links below to view sponsors by year: