Agriculture & Natural Resource Committee
Committee Chair: Tiffani Taylor-Robertson
Staff Liaision: Rachel Day
To increase economic activity and mutual understanding between Rapid City and its rural neighbors, and address natural resources issues.
All meetings are from 11:45am - 1:00pm
November 1st - Guest Speaker: Tia McCaskey, Culver's -- West River Electric Association
December - No meeting, but please plan to join us December 7th for the Annual Ag Banquet
Beef Bust and Ag Scholarships(February)
Ag Awareness Tour (July/August)
4-H Achievement Days Picnic (August)
Western Junior Livestock (October)
Ag Appreciation Banquet (December)
Each year the Ag & Natural Resources Committee gives away four (4) $1,000 scholarships. This year Western Dakota Tech (WDT) will also be offering two (2) $500 scholarships. APPLY TODAY! Applications are due by Monday, January 8, 2018. Interviews will take place on Saturday, January 27, 2018.
Click here to download the application.
The 2017 Scholarship Recipients were: Elle Moon, Raina Perli, Carson Sleep and Sarah Vos.
Aggie & Ag Producer Nominations
Annually, the Chamber selects these awards to honor individuals who have made large contributions to agriculture in western South Dakota. Persons selected for these awards will be honored at the annual Ag Appreciation Banquet on December 7, 2017 at the Ramkota Convention Center II.
Click on either link below to print a nomination form.
The Ag & Natural Resources Committee of the Rapid City Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the 2017 AGGIE and Ag Producer of the Year awards. Applications will be taken through the next year for 2018.
Aggie of the Year & Ag Producer of the Year
Congratulations to the 2016 award winners!
2016 Aggie of the Year
2016 Ag Producer of the Year
Mary and Myron Williams
Mary Ellen Cammack
Bobbie Jo Donovan
Jim GreenwoodScott Guffey
* Chair of Committee
Kyle HoltWandra Irwin
Brad OttenMark Papousek
Jim ScullDave Semerad
Chamber Events+ View All
When: 2:00pm / Historic Homestake Opera House-313 W. Main Street, Lead+ Learn More
When: 2:00pm / 825 Heritage Drive, Spearfish, SD+ Learn More
When: 12:00am / Prairie Edge Trading Company and Galleries+ Learn More
When: 2:00pm / Main Street Square+ Learn More