South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) will be offering new “Lunch and Learn” sessions at Dakotafest in their hoop building and tent located in lot #445 on the east end of 4th Street at Dakotafest on the Schlaffman Farm in Mitchell, S.D.


Each day from Noon – 1 p.m., attendees can enjoy lunch while listening to a featured speaker on a stage inside the SDFB tent.


Tuesday, Aug. 15: “How YOU can benefit with Wetland Mitigation Banking” – Dakota Wetland Partners


Wednesday, Aug. 16: “Rules of the Road for Agriculture” – S.D. Highway Patrol


Thursday, Aug. 17: “Transitioning the Family Farm” – Farm Bureau Financial Services


SDFB will once again provide popular meal choices of a sirloin steak sandwich or a grilled turkey sandwich from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. all three days. The meals, which include chips, a drink and ice cream treat, costs $9.


Dakotafest is August 15-17, 2017 and runs from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday, 9- 4 p.m. on Thursday. Admission is $10 at the gate, under 18 are free.