South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) members will have the opportunity to participate in a member only ZOOM call with Sen. John Thune on Wed. April 22 at 7 p.m. CDT.

Thune will offer timely updates on the COVID-19 pandemic and impacts to the agricultural industry. He will have the latest information about the status of how USDA plans to distribute funds from the CARES Act for agriculture.

 Topics Sen. Thune will discuss:

  • CARES Act Implementation for Agriculture
  • Monitoring cattle markets for price manipulation
  • Cover Crop Flexibility Act
  • Dialogue on planting progress and intentions

Following the presentation by Sen. Thune, two staff members from AFBF will be available to answer additional agriculture-related questions participants may have.

The ZOOM call is being hosted by SDFB and is being made available for SDFB members only. To join the call:

Topic: Update with Senator John Thune

Time: Apr 22, 2020 07 P.M. CDT

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 939 7895 3789

Password: 32608

Join by phone by calling 1 669 900 6833