As of July 1, Mike Jaspers will step away from his role as South Dakota’s Secretary of Agriculture. Jaspers accepted a position with East River Electric Cooperative in Madison, South Dakota. State Veterinarian Dr. Dustin Oedekoven will serve as the interim secretary for the balance of South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard’s term, which ends in January. Jaspers has been the agriculture secretary for two years. Jaspers answers three questions from RRFN.