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2020 AFBF Convention Wrap Up


We just finished the 101st annual American Farm Bureau Convention in Austin, Texas. It was a great event again and the most important part is that our policy is in place again for the coming year.

VanderWal Re-elected Vice President of American Farm Bureau


Delegates to the American Farm Bureau Federation's (AFBF) 2020 Annual Convention re-elected Scott VanderWal of Volga as Vice President of AFBF for another two-year term.

SDFB Day at the Capitol Scheduled for Feb. 11, 2020


South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) members from across the state will gather at the State Capitol in Pierre, S.D. on Feb. 11, 2020 for SDFB Day at the Capitol.

SDFB Applauds Signing of the Phase One China Trade Agreement


South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) President Scott VanderWal of Volga, S.D., applauds the historic signing of the Phase One China Trade Agreement earlier today.

SDFB President VanderWal at White House for China Trade Agreement Signing


South Dakota Farm Bureau is honored that SDFB President Scott VanderWal of Volga, S.D., will join the President of the United States for the historic signing of the Phase One China Trade Agreement today.

South Dakota Farm Bureau to hold educational events at Black Hills Stock Show and Rodeo


South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) will be part of the Black Hills Stock Show and Rodeo (BHSS) taking place at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center and Central States Fairgrounds Jan. 31 – Feb. 9, 2020 in Rapid City.

Looking Ahead to a Brighter 2020


It is hard to believe we are in the final days of 2019. It has been a long difficult year for many of us, and unfortunately, we will be feeling the hangover from 2019 well into 2020.

SDFB elects leadership and names award winners at 102nd Convention


South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) held their 102nd Annual Convention in Sioux Falls, Nov. 22-23, 2019. Agricultural policy discussions, election of board leadership and special awards were part of the two-day event.

Applications Being Accepted for South Dakota Farm Bureau Scholarship


South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) is accepting scholarship applications from high school seniors pursuing secondary education, as well as current college and technical school students.

All in the Family


Long before becoming a familiar face in our homes on KELO TV, Brian Karstens and his brother Christopher Karstens were two farm boys from Iowa. Today, both play critical roles in forecasting our weather. SDFB is excited to have Brian from KELO TV and his brother Christopher, a meteorologist from the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center with us on Saturday morning for a discussion on their background and a look at our recent weather trends.