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Grazing Management Bus Tour

June 28, 2023 @ 8:30 am - 5:45 pm

During this tour you will see how three different ranches have managed their livestock grazing to increase soil health, water infiltration, livestock performance and increased grass diversity. Guest speakers will talk about the principles to follow to achieve increased overall ranch production.


  • Dr. Llewellyn (Lee) Manske, Ph.D
    (Rangeland Scientist at Dickinson, ND Research Extension Center)
  • Tobias (Toby) Stroh
    (Department of Agriculture and Technical Studies at Dickinson State University)

Bus Tour Schedule
8:30 a.m.(CST) registration begins at the parking lot of the Harold Thune Auditorium in Murdo, SD
9:00 a.m. Bus Departs to tour two ranches in Mellette County and one ranch in Jones County
5:45 p.m. Bus will return to Murdo

Space is limited on the bus tour please pre-register by June 21.

3-Day Workshop

November 7-9th – “Biologically Effective Management of Grasslands” workshop. Dr. Llewellyn (Lee) Manske, Ph.D and Tobias (Toby) Stroh will return to work with attendees on how to develop and implement a biologically effective management strategy specifically designed for their ranch.

$50 Bus Tour Only
$100- Workshop Only in Murdo, November 7th, 8th and 9th
$125- Bus Tour & 3-day Workshop in Murdo
Noon meals included in tuition

If you have questions please contact Lealand Schoon, Grazing Management Specialist, at 605-488-9762 or Jewell Bork, South
Central RC&D Program Manager at 605-530-3713 to register. Sponsors: South Central RC&D, SARE, and Farm Credit Services of America. UDSA is an Equal opportunity Provider, Employer, and Lender.


June 28, 2023
8:30 am - 5:45 pm


South Central Resource Conservation & Development Council


Harold Thune Auditorium, Murdo, SD
307 Kennedy Ave.
Murdo, SD 57559 United States
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