Contact

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

Courtney Geppert

Courtney Geppert

Mentor App Coordinator

News & Events

Our Amazing Legacy

Our Amazing Legacy

Soil health practices can make farms and ranches more productive and more profitable, but that isn't the only reason to use conservation methods. Improved soil health means improved operational resilience and sustainability, and that means it's more likely the farm or...

Video series offers tips on harvesting failed crops as forage

Video series offers tips on harvesting failed crops as forage

As South Dakota continues to see warmer than average temperatures and limited rainfall, many producers across the state are planning to harvest failed grain crops as much-needed forage for livestock. While drought-stressed crops can still be used as forage, there are...

Residue helps farmers save on water, fertilizer costs

Residue helps farmers save on water, fertilizer costs

By Janelle Atyeo For South Dakota Soil Health Coalition PIERRE, SD – What’s left behind after a cash crop can be pretty valuable if it remains in the field. South Dakota farmers see a range of benefits from crop residue – corn stalks, soybean stems and wheat straw...