Team Members

Dave Ollila

Soil Health Technician
Dave Ollila was added as a SDSHC staff member beginning in March of 2020. Ollila, South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension Sheep Field Specialist and a long time agriculture educator retired from his previous position at the end of February and looks forward to assisting South Dakota producers, especially those in the western portion of the state, with soil health related questions and consultations. Dave lives with his family near Newell, where they raise sheep and manage a diverse crop and forage operation.