SDWIA Rural Women’s Conference
"Living the Ag Life!"

The 2021 Conference is scheduled for October 7 and 8, 2021. More details to come soon!

Here's the lineup thus far: 

Wednesday Schedule- October 6th

7:00   Annual SDWIA Meeting 

Thursday Schedule – October 7th

Pine Crest Ballroom

1:00   Cooking?? or Tour                                                                      

1:30   Registration ~ Networking ~ Vendors

3:30   Stacy Hadrick                                                                   

4:30   Break ~ Check In ~ Networking ~Vendors                           

5:00   Dinner                                                                               

5:45   SDWIA Awards                                                                        

7:00   Creative Learning ~ Networking ~ Vendors                                                            


Friday Schedule – October 8th                                                                       

6:00   Breakfast served until 8 am                                                      

8:00   Welcome & Kick Off                                                                  

8:15   Outlooks on the Cattle Industry: Panel Discussion

Deb Dodson: Moderator, Justin Tupper, Myron Williams, Karina Jones            

10:30   Break ~ Check Out ~ Networking ~Vendors                          

11:00   Erica Johnson Valdez – US/Mexico Border Ranching            

Noon   Lunch: Morgan Mackaben: National FFA Speech                

1:00   Sarah Eggebo, NRCS- Emergency Conservation Funding: Drough & Fire                                       

2:00   Nick Caton from Killian’s Tavern Spearfish, SD

 Restaurateur's perspective                                

2:45   Wrap Up & Safe Travels                                                          

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Prouty Pottery is facilitating a Creative Learning Activity this year.  You may select from a variety of projects at 2 price points.  Once you have completed your masterpiece it will be whisked away to Rapid City to be fired and returned to the SDWIA registration desk before the conference ends on Friday.


Please select from the following and indicate your choice on the registration form:

$25 Sushi Server, Rice Bowl, Coupe Plate or Bistro Mug

$35 Yukon Bowl, Ying/Yang Server, 10 ½” Square Plate or 3 Section Serving Dish


The sewing project is an easy to sew multi-textural purse. A variety of kits and sizes will be available to choose from.  Join us for a fun sewing session. 

Guidance, supplies and sewing machines will be provided!!  And if you prefer to use your own sewing machine - bring it along!

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