RAPID CITY, SD – “Riding For the Brand – Be Legendary” is the theme for the 105th Annual South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) Convention, Nov. 18-19, 2022, at The Monument in Rapid City, S.D.
The two-day event will feature speakers on timely issues, emceed by farm broadcaster Mike Pearson. Rodeo cowboy Braxton Nielson will kick off the convention on Friday at 3:30 p.m. with an inspirational message titled “Born to Succeed”. The day activities are followed by a fun night with SDFB Young Farmers and Ranchers hosting a food competition and live auction fundraiser.
Saturday morning will focus on the SDFB delegate session where county delegates will vote on important policy issues brought forth by SDFB members.
Headlining the seminars on Saturday afternoon are sessions on Legendary Service, Legendary Technology, Legendary Leadership and Legendary Outreach.
A Ranchers Formal Banquet will conclude the festivities on Saturday evening with entertainment by Matt Rush, a 4th generation New Mexico farmer and cattle rancher.
In addition, information is available on the South Dakota Farm Bureau Health Plans that are being offered to SDFB members in South Dakota. Farm Bureau Financial Services agents will be on hand to offer information and answer questions about the plans.
See registration information here.
Tentative Agenda for the South Dakota Farm Bureau 105th Annual Convention, November 18-19,2022 in Rapid City, SD
Friday, November 18th The Monument
9:00 a.m. – Registrations Opens – Coffee House Opens
11:30 a.m. – Celebration Membership Luncheon
1:15 p.m. – SDFB Policy Updates
2:00 p.m. – District Caucuses
3:00 p.m. – Traditional Native American Song and Dance, Stephen Yellowhawk
3:10 p.m. – Welcome, Mayor Steve Allender, Rapid City Honor Guard
Aaron Chancey – Tripp/Mellette County
3:30 p.m. – Opening Session
Braxten Nielson – Born to Succeed
5:30 p.m. – SDFB Young Farmers & Ranchers Social
6:15 p.m. – Dinner – SDFB 2nd Annual Cookoff – Presented by SDFB Young Farmers & Ranchers
7:30 p.m. – SDFB Young Farmers & Ranchers Auction
Saturday, November 19th
7:00 a.m. – Registration Opens, 7:00 a.m. – Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – Delegate Session
9:30 a.m. – Discussion Meet Round 1
12:00 p.m. – End Delegate Session