Raven Industries Gives $5M to SDSU for Precision Ag Building


SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls company is donating $5 million toward building a home for the precision agriculture program at South Dakota State University.

Raven Industries President and CEO Dan Rykhus says the donation is an investment, noting the company’s work in the field of precision agriculture.

SDSU offers a four-year degree in precision agriculture and two minors in the field.

The Argus Leader reports that the state Legislature must approve construction of the building on the SDSU campus in Brookings.