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Livestock Zoning Bill Needs Continued Support - Let Your Voice Be Heard!


After more than two hours of debate, including testimony from Gov. Noem and SDFB President VanderWal, the Senate State Affairs committee narrowly passed SB 157 6-3. Senators raised several important questions about the process of livestock zoning in South Dakota.

Still time to apply for the South Dakota Farm Bureau Scholarship


March 15, 2020 is the deadline to apply for the 2020 South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) Scholarship. Awards are given to students whose parents or guardians are current members of SDFB and have been members for at least two years.

MEMBER ACTION ALERT: SB 157 Growing SD Communities


SDFB urges your action to contact your legislator in support of SB 157, a bill proposed by Governor Noem to clarify the livestock zoning process.

Free ARC/PLC webinar is available Feb. 17 featuring Gary Schnitkey


Take advantage of a free webinar on February 17, 2020 at 10 a.m. that will provide helpful information as you prepare for enrolling an entire Farm Service Agency (FSA) farm in Agricultural Risk Coverage at the individual level (ARC-IC) or choose between ARC at the county level (ARC-CO) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) for each program crop.

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.