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BIF Post-Symposium Tour

Friday June 21, 2019

  1. 7:30 a.m. - Load the bus at University Comfort Suites
  2. 7:30 a.m. - Load the bus at University Comfort Suites
  3. 7:45 a.m. - Leave for Millborn Seeds
  4. 8:00 a.m. – Millborn Seeds, Brookings – Catered Breakfast, tour
  5. 9:30 a.m. – Load the bus
  6. 9:45 a.m. – Leave for Redstone Feeders LLC, DeSmet, SD, l
  7. 10:45 a.m. – Redstone Feeders, DeSmet, SD - tour, light snack (meat/cheese & cookies)
  8. 12:15 p.m. – Load the bus
  9. 12:30 p.m. – Leave for Wienk Charolais Ranch, Lake Preston, SD
  10. 12:45 p.m. – Wienk Charolais Ranch, Lake Preston, SD – lunch, talk, tour
  11. 2:15 p.m. – Load the bus
  12. 2:30 p.m. – Leave for Schade Winery
  13. 3:00 p.m. - Schade Winery, Volga, SD – Wine tasting, appetizers, tour
  14. 4:30 p.m. – Load the bus
  15. 4:45 p.m. – Leave for Brookings
  16. 5:00 p.m. – Arrive at University Comfort Suites Brookings

Millborn Seeds: Opened in 1987. Specializing in: forage, cover crops, conservation, wildlife, turf & custom formulated mixes.

Redstone Feeders: Opened in 2005. Feeding for the future/ Our Responsible Beef

Wienk Charolais: Founded in 1958 by Arnold & Carol Wienk, the operation is an internationally recognized herd of purebred Charolais cattle located on the rolling plains of eastern South Dakota. The operation consists of roughly 450 registered Charolais cows and is owned and operated by three generations of the Eschenbaum family. Celebrating 60 years in the Charolais business. Wienk Charolais is a proven leader in the cattle industry because of their relentless commitment to the genetic improvement of the Charolais breed and industry leading customer service.

Schad’e Winery: Founded 1999. Schad’e Vineyard & Winery is the third bonded farm winery in South Dakota.

Owned and operated by Jim & Nancy Schade in Volga, SD. Their goal is to produce a wine that is made from SD grown products. We believe in Good Wines and Good Times.


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