The impact of Artificial Intelligence in agriculture will be discussed in Burke, S.D., on June 25, 2024, at the Burke Community Building. The event begins at 6:30 p.m., and will include a complimentary meal followed by a presentation by Austin O’Brien, Associate Professor of Computer Science at Dakota State University (DSU).

O’Brien teaches a wide range of courses from Algorithm Design and Analysis to various topics in A.I. and Machine Learning. Dakota State has been recognized as a national leader in working on the potential of Artificial Intelligence within the agriculture industry and the ways South Dakota farmers and ranchers are already utilizing the technology.

The Burke Community Building is located at 822 Main Street, Burke, S.D. For more information, please contact Lowell Mesman at 605-280-1319.

The event in Burke is hosted by South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) and county Farm Bureaus in District 7 as part of its Summer Event Series. The series includes various activities that county members organize in Farm Bureau districts. 

The SDFB Summer Event Series aims to provide farmers and ranchers throughout the state with educational opportunities and access to top experts and thought leaders. All events are open to the public.

South Dakota Farm Bureau is divided into seven geographical districts. Each district is made up of counties in the respective area and is led by an elected district director who serves on the SDFB state Board of Directors. To view the counties in each district, view a map here. 

Additional activities taking place during the SDFB Summer Event Series across the state will be announced soon and can be found at or by following SDFB on Facebook.