Farm and Ranch Conference to Host Leading Industry Expert on Succession Planning to Deadwood


DEADWOOD, SD – “Building Bridges and Growing Generations” is the theme of a Farm and Ranch talk, January 21-22, 2022, at the Lodge in Deadwood, SD

The event will be co-hosted by the Young Farmer & Rancher (YF&R) Committees of the South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) and Wyoming Farm Bureau (WFB). Sessions will be held on succession planning and healthy family relationships, soil health, entrepreneurship and political engagement during the two-day event.

Elaine Froese will headline the Friday afternoon conference with a session on succession planning and healthy family relationships. Award-winning author, columnist and frequent guest on television has helped farm families better communicate their expectations and timelines for a successful transition of their farming business. She specializes in conflict resolution and helping farm families talk about difficult issues.

“Deadwood is a great place to bring people together to have fun, learn from a large group of presenters, and network with others involved in agriculture,” said Bryan Moes, President of SDFB YF&R. “We are especially pleased to have Froese with us to discuss succession planning. It’s one of the most important conversations a family can have, and it’s one of the best around.

For the complete schedule and to register online, visit YF & R2022. Registrations are open until January 7, 2022.

Additional information on the SDFB Young Farmers and Breeders Committee is available at or by visiting them on Facebook.


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