Governor's Ag Ambassador Nominations Sought

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, February 7, 2024

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 Governor’s Ag Ambassador Nominations Sought


PIERRE, S.D. – Governor Noem is seeking nominations for the 2024 South Dakota Governor’s Ag Ambassador Award. The Governor’s Ag Ambassador Award recognizes an individual or organization making a positive contribution to South Dakota’s agricultural industry. 


Nominations are due to the South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources by March 1, 2024.


Nominations should be for individuals or organizations who continually work to promote agriculture in South Dakota, while demonstrating servant leadership, hard work, honesty, humility, and respect for others.


Key achievements of the Ag Ambassador: 

  • Provides visionary leadership to South Dakota’s agricultural industry;
  • Champions growth and prosperity of the state’s number one industry;
  • Advocates for agriculture and the responsible stewardship of livestock and land;
  • Highlights the significance of South Dakota agriculture to our global food system; and,
  • Influences decision makers to develop and implement sound agricultural policies.

Information about the Ag Ambassador award, past winners, and the nomination form can be found online at under the “Ag Summit” heading.


The Governor’s Ag Ambassador Award recipient will be recognized during the 2024 Governor’s Ag Summit. 


For more information, please contact Brian Faris at 605.773.5559 or


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