Rodney Armstrong is the Farm Business Management instructor at Dakota College at Bottineau in north- central North Dakota. He began working in Bottineau in 2014 and previously taught farm management in Langdon, ND for Lake Region State College in Devils Lake. He currently serves as secretary of the North Dakota Farm Management Education Association.
A native of Rolette, ND, Rodney graduated from North Dakota State University with a degree in Agricultural Education and spent 5 years teaching high school vocational agriculture before taking over his family’s dairy farm. He farmed for 22 years during which he was a student in the Rugby, ND farm management program.
Rodney and his wife Karen, who works for the NDSU Extension Service, continue to live on the farm near Rolette. They have two children— Ben, who has taken over the farm operation, and Marcie, who is a senior at Valley City State University in art education.