Stockyards Ag Experience Celebrating 100 Years
SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- A staple in the community is marking a milestone this weekend. The Stockyards Ag Experience is celebrating 100 years in Sioux Falls and they are welcoming the public to join in on the celebration.
Since Friday the non-profit has been putting on activities and events to celebrate the founding of the Sioux Falls stockyards and all the impact it has had on the community. Organizers says the celebration is another way to continue educating the public about farming and agriculture.
“Still today agriculture is South Dakota’s number one economic generator. So as a city that’s growing and developing with lots of other industries in town; we just want folks to know and recognize the impact of agriculture is there in their everyday lives,” says Stockyards Ag Experience Executive Director, Jennifer Hoesing.
The celebration will continue Sunday, where farmers from Salem will come to speak about how farming has changed over the years.