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Livestock Development Summit

The purpose of the Livestock Development Summit, hosted by your local Touchstone Energy® Cooperatives, is to address key issues related to livestock development, discuss the most effective and responsible ways to move forward and connect with other farmers, leaders and businesses in the industry.

South Dakota and southwestern Minnesota farm families as well as community leaders who are interested in learning more about emerging livestock development opportunities are encouraged to attend.

This is a free event.

Tentative Agenda

  • 8:30am - 9:00am Registration
  • 9:00am - 9:30am Featured Speaker: Governor Daugaard
  • 9:30am - 10:30am Economic Impact Panel
  • 10:30am - 11:00am Featured Speaker: President Barry Dunn, SDSU
  • 11:00am - 12:00pm Young Farmers and Agribusinesses Panel
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch*
  • 1:00pm - 2:00pm Siting, Zoning and Permitting Panel
  • 2:00pm - 3:00pm Financing Panel
  • 3:00pm - 3:30pm Key Takeaways
  • 3:30pm - 5:00pm Networking

*Lunch will be provided.

Fill out the form below to RSVP

If you have any questions about the event, please contact Shayla Ebsen at