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Braaten hired as DCB farm & ranch business management instructor

By Staff | Mar 30, 2018

Dakota College at Bottineau is pleased to announce that Sheila Braaten has accepted the Farm and Ranch Business Management (FBM) instructor position with DCB in Rugby. She began work in the Rugby office, located at Rugby High School on March 19th.

Sheila brings over 20 years of solid experience in agriculture to her new role. She has extensive knowledge of agronomy through her previous positions as an agronomist, agricultural production specialist, and agronomy consultant. Additionally, she and her husband operated their own farm for a number of years. Most of her previous employment has been in the Rugby area and the north central region of North Dakota.

Sheila will be working with BillieJo Shae and Rodney Armstrong, the Farm Business Management instructors from Dakota College’s FBM programs in Minot and Bottineau, as she transitions to her new role. One of Sheila’s first goals will be to meet all of the producers in the Rugby program.

Braaten has been actively involved in the community. She is currently an advisory board member of the Rugby High School Agricultural Education program and serves as the secretary/treasurer of the Rugby FFA Alumni chapter.


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