Ranch Management – Industry Events and Tours

Each year our students participate in tours and events to enhance their learning through participation in various industry events and tours including:

  • Tour Tyson Packing Plant-Sioux City, IA
  • Tour Trans Ova-Sioux Center, IA
  • Tour John Moes Feedlot-Florence, SD
  • Tour RBM Livestock-Florence, SD
  • Tour VanderWal Yards, Volga, SD
  • Tour VanderWal Farms-Volga, SD
  • Tour Kopriva Angus-Raymond, SD
  • Tour Zubke Brothers-Waubay, SD
  • Tour VanWell Livestock-Watertown, SD
  • Attend Range Beef Cow Symposium
  • Attend Beef 2020-Brookings, SD
  • Attend Watertown Winter Farm Show
  • Run the Watertown Winter Farm Show Sheep Show
  • Ultrasound sheep at the school
  • Julie Walker-SDSU Beef Extension Specialist-Speaker
  • Craig Dybedahl-Zoetis Animal Health-Speaker
  • Become Beef Quality Assurance trained (BQA)
  • Become Masters of Beef Advocacy (MBA)