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Mission/Vision/Values

The mission of the Dairy and Food Science Department is to help create a prosperous future for the dairy and food industry of South Dakota, the region, nation, and world.

Vision

The vision of the Dairy and Food Science Department is to be a national and international leader in dairy and food education, research, and Extension.

Values 

  • Passion and commitment to excellence
  • Flexible, responsive, and innovative
  • Superior performance
  • Loyalty and commitment to mission
  • People
  • Accountable, trustworthy, and professional
  • Honesty, integrity, and pride
  • Continuous improvement
  • Engagement, service, and stewardship
  • Control of our destiny

 

Strategic Intent and Goals

The strategic intent of the Dairy and Food Science Department is to be a nationally distinct, locally relevant, accessible provider of dairy and food education, research, and Extension and be a leader among peers and stakeholders.