About Us

History


1962: The South Dakota Fertilizer Association was incorporated

1971: The name was changed to the South Dakota Fertilizer and Ag Chemical Association

2002: The name was changed to the South Dakota Agri-Business Association 


Board of Directors

President

Matt Ellens
Ag Systems, Inc
3160 W Havens Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301
800/995-1943

Vice President

Djamel Khali
Agtegra Cooperative
908 Lamont St South
Aberdeen, SD 57401
605/725-8320

District 1

Tara Pirak 
Valley Ag Supply 
PO Box 221
Gayville, SD 57031 
605/267-3100

District 2

Mark Van Dyke
CHS Farmers Alliance 
PO Box 1286 
Mitchell, SD 57301 
605/999-0700

District 3

Chet Delbridge 
AgFirst Farmers Coop 
PO Box 127 
Brookings, SD 57006
605/693-5547

District 4

Djamel Khali
Agtegra Cooperative 
908 Lamont St South 
Aberdeen, SD 57401 
605/725-8320

District 5

Troy Kirsch 
Turnis Farms Service, Inc
PO Box 516
Platte, SD 57369
605/337-3643  

District 6

John Muske 
Agtegra Cooperative
PO Box 366
Ipswich, SD 57451
605/426-6021

District 7

Ross Keegan
CHS River Plains
503 N Potter Street
Gettysburg, SD 57442
605/769-9476


Industry Directors

Grant Harms 
Corteva Agriscience
5809 W Teem St
Sioux Falls, SD 57107
402/826-9174

Matt Paulsen
Nutrien Ag Solutions, Inc
2011 32nd Ave
Brookings, SD  57006
507/215-0269

Matt Ellens
Heartland Ag Systems
3160 W Havens Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301
800/995-1943

Chris Redfield 
Winfield United
2703 Air Haven Rd
Watertown, SD 57201
605/520-4737

Bjorn Nelson
Bayer CropScience
705 N Emerald Dr
Brandon, SD 57005
605/354-1022

Brad Nemmers 
Bayer CropScience
304 W 7th Street
Dell Rapids, SD 57022
605/310-2546


Staff

Executive Director - Kathy Zander
Finance Director - Roxanne Rice


Contact Us

320 East Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD  57501
Phone: 605/224-2445
Fax:  605/224-9913