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Heather Gessner

SDSU Extension Livestock Business Management Field Specialist


SDSU Extension Sioux Falls Regional Center
4101 W 38th St Ste 103
Sioux Falls, SD 57106

Heather primarily works with farm and ranch families on farm management issues including but not limited to: livestock budgets and marketing, risk management, estate planning, and farm transitions and whole farm business planning.

State & Regional Offices

Sioux Falls Regional Center

Also by Heather Gessner

Multi-generation Native American ranching family.
May 10

International Farm Transition Network Training - Farmer’s Yards

SDSU Extension and the International Farm Transition Network (IFTN) are holding an online training session presenting “The International Applicability of Farmer’s Yards” on Wednesday, May 10 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. CDT.

Ag dialogues

Free online Ag Economic Dialogues to continue in 2023

December 28, 2022

South Dakota State University Extension will continue the Ag Economic Dialogues series in 2023 to address current economic issues that farmers and ranchers face.

Three young farmers walking through a harvested field at sunset.

Secure Your Farm or Ranch’s Future with SDSU Extension’s Sustaining the Legacy Conferences

November 10, 2022

South Dakota State University Extension can answer your questions about planning for the future of your farm or ranch during the Sustaining the Legacy conferences that start in December and run through April.