Team Members

Cindy Zenk

Cindy Zenk

Coordinator

43968 139th St., Webster, SD, 57274
USDA-NRCS Field Office 605-345-4661 ext 122
(605) 280-4190 (Work Cell)
Cindy.soilhealth@sdconservation.net

Stan Wise

Stan Wise

Communications Coordinator

Aberdeen USDA-NRCS Field Office
(605) 368-4091 (Work Cell)
Stan.soilhealth@sdconservation.net

Austin Carlson

Austin Carlson

Soil Health Technician

Flandreau USDA-NRCS Field Office
(605) 323-8061
Austin.soilhealth@sdconservation.net

Jim Clendenin

Jim Clendenin

Soil Health Specialist

Baylee Lukonen

Baylee Lukonen

Soil Health Technician

Watertown USDA-NRCS Field Office
(701) 640-8827
Baylee.soilhealth@sdconservation.net

Dave Ollila

Dave Ollila

Soil Health Specialist

News & Events

Soil health practices build soil and the bottom line

Soil health practices build soil and the bottom line

By Lura Roti for South Dakota Soil Health Coalition PIERRE, SD – In times like these, it’s what cattle and crop producers don’t spend that makes the biggest difference to their bottom line. “Because prices are not very good right now, there isn’t a lot a farmer or...

Update: Garretson, 60-inch corn plot

Update: Garretson, 60-inch corn plot

By Austin Carlson, SD Soil Health Coalition Technician Southeastern South Dakota has been fairly dry throughout the summer, receiving approximately 13.25 inches of precipitation for the year with minimal amounts of rain in the last month. Since the last plot update on...

Soil Health Informational Workshop set for Sept. 9 in Pierpont

Soil Health Informational Workshop set for Sept. 9 in Pierpont

A Soil Health Informational Workshop will be held at 5 p.m. on Sept. 9 in Pierpont, SD. Among other soil health concerns, presenters will discuss the new EQIP signup to help producers and landowners in the Upper James River Basin fight the expansion of saline soils....