Why Join

South Dakota Farm Bureau is a grassroots organization representing 14,000 families across the state — the farmers and ranchers who care for the land that produces the crops and livestock, as well as families who care about their food and how it's produced.

SDFB 2024 Membership Dues Information:


 Effective Immediately: Online payments for memberships that are due after Sept. 1, 2023 will be $100.

 Now – July 1, 2023: Payments via cash or check for memberships due after Sept. 1, 2023 will be accepted at the rate of $60/year or $165/three years if sent to the state office.

 July 1, 2023: New membership dues rate goes into effect for all memberships for the 2024 membership year and beyond.

New or members that are up for renewal until August 31, 2023 will have their dues remain at $60/one-year or $165/three-year membership; however all three-year membership payments must be sent to the SDFB Office, PO Box 1416, Huron, SD 57350 in order to access the $165 rate.

SDFB has four categories of membership:

  • Voting Members: farmers and ranchers, whether active or retired, or owners of land used for agricultural production
  • Community Members: those who are interested in and supportive of agriculture, but do not derive their income from it
  • Student Members: open to full-time students ages 16-23.
    "Student" may only be used if no policies are being issued on the account.
  • Agri-Partner Connection Members: non SDFB voting members

SDFB's outstanding Member Benefits offer values on everyday purchases that pay for the cost of your membership many times over!

Together we can make sure South Dakota's #1 industry — agriculture — remains strong and sustainable for generations to come.

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Hear from our members:

"The main reason I joined Farm Bureau is that I see a future in agriculture, and I want it to be a strong future. We need to continue to provide a safe food source for America and the world, and I think Farm Bureau is on the right track."

Lee Kopriva, Clark / Day County Farm Bureau, member since 2009

"I like Farm Bureau because it is like a family. It's one big family that is all watching out for each other, and watching out for agriculture in general."

Cindy Foster, Davison / Hanson County Farm Bureau, member since 1987