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2022 Spink County Bus Tour

July 26, 2022 - July 27, 2022

Spink County Bus Tour of Dakota Lakes Research Farm and Cronin Farms

Don’t miss this excellent tour of Dakota Lakes Research Farm near Pierre, SD, and SD Leopold Conservation Award-winning Cronin Farms near Gettysburg, SD!


  • Sam Ireland, Dakota Lakes Research Farm Manager
  • Dan Forgey, Longtime Agronomy Manager at Cronin Farms


  • Diverse rotations
  • Cover crops
  • Livestock integration
  • Residue management
  • Bale grazing
  • Swath grazing

REGISTER by July 22nd at https://tinyurl.com/SpinkTour2022

Free for current SD Soil Health Coalition members, $25 for non-members

Registration fee includes travel and one lunch. Bus tour departs from 4-H Grounds on south side of Redfield, SD, at 10 a.m. on July 26 and will arrive at Medicine Creek Bar and Grill in Blunt at 11:30 a.m. for lunch, paid for by Spink County Conservation District. The tour will leave Blunt at 12:15 p.m., arrive at Dakota Lakes Research Farm at 12:45 p.m., and will depart at 4. p.m. The tour will arrive at Bob’s Resort (605-765-2500) at 5 p.m. where a block of rooms has been reserved under “Spink Bus Tour,” and participants will need to book their own rooms. The next day the tour will depart for Cronin Farms at 8 a.m. and will stop for lunch in Gettysburg (purchased by tour participants) before returning to Redfield.

Persons with questions or requiring special accommodations or materials in an alternate format or language please contact Dennis Clemens at 605-450-0160 at least two days prior to the event. The USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer and lender.


July 26, 2022
July 27, 2022


Spink County Conservation District