June 12-13, 2024
State Fairgrounds, Expo Building
Huron, SD

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Know Before You Go!

Event Registration/Conference Check-In

The conference will be hosted at the Expo Building on the State Fairgrounds (see map below). We will start on Wednesday, June 12 with registration at 7:30 am in the Expo Building. Please note, there is construction on the fairgrounds. Parking is available at the corner of 3rd St and Livestock Avenue. During registration, you will pick up all necessary conference materials including name badges and programs.

Industry Tours

Join us Thursday, June 13 for a tour of Spink Colony and Kasemeister Creamery, and a presentation on the history of the South Dakota State Fair and its deep roots in South Dakota Agriculture. Please wear comfortable shoes. Lunch will be provided at Spink Colony. Transportation to/from the tour location will be provided. Breakfast and registration for Day 2 will begin at 8 am at the Huron Event Center and we will begin promptly at 9 am.

Included Meals

Breakfast and lunch will be provided on both days. Dinner will be on your own.


The recommended dress attire is business casual.

Stay Connected

Please use the hashtag #SDAGSUMMIT. We look forward to promoting your pictures and posts. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube at SDDANR and X at SD_DANR.

Point of Contact

Please contact Dana Munyon, DANR Public Affairs Specialist with any questions prior to the event and in case of emergency.
Phone: 605.281.0142

Travel & Venue Address

Due to on-going construction on the State Fairgrounds, parking will be in the dark blue section referenced on the map to the southwest of the Expo Center, at the corner of Livestock Avenue and 3rd St.

Fairgrounds Map

General Info

Room blocks have been arranged at Quality Inn, Super 8, and Dakota Inn. To reserve, simply mention “Governor’s Ag Summit” when booking multi-night stays.

In conjunction of this year’s Ag Summit, we will be hosting the DEXtravaganza "Grand Opening" concert featuring Thomas Rhett.


2024 Ag Ambassador Award

Governor Kristi Noem is pleased to recognize an individual or organization that has made a positive contribution to South Dakota's agricultural industry. South Dakotans have long valued servant leadership, hard work, honesty, humility, and respect for others. This award recognizes a South Dakota citizen who embodies these qualities. Submit your nomination for the Governor's Ag Ambassador Award below.

Submit your nomination for the Governor's Ag Ambassador Award below.
Ag Ambassador Award Nomination Form