Sponsorship by the following entities allow the VAADC to provide technical assistance and education to new, expanding and existing agri-businesses.

These contributions are growing value added agricultural opportunities and enhancing our rural communities across South Dakota.


Wally Knock, President

East River Electric Power Cooperative

Bert Rogness

Farm Credit Services of America

Kevin Jaspers

SD Association of Cooperatives

Brenda Forman, Secretary/Treasurer

SD Bankers Association

Brad Seman

SD Farmer’s Union

Wayne Soren, Vice President

SD Rural Elecric Association

Garry Dearborn

SD Soybean Research & Promotion Council

David Struck

SD Wheat

Reid Chrisophersen