Planning for the next farming and ranching generation involves many challenges as well as emotional issues. To help, the South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) is hosting two succession planning seminars.
American Farm Bureau Federation Vice President Scott VanderWal and Texas Farm Bureau President Russell Boening today warned Congress that many farms will lose money and even go out of business entirely if the growing trade war continues. Each called for a resumption of talks and removal of tariffs that are undoing decades of progress in trade.
South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) applauds a recent letter sent by the South Dakota congressional delegation to President Donald Trump urging him to make U.S. agriculture exports a priority with trading partners around the world.
Minnehaha County Farm Bureau is bringing back Farm Bureau Night at the Sioux Falls Canaries game on Monday, July 16 at the home of the Canaries, the Birdcage.
Celebrate summer with South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) at a Hawaiian Luau on Wednesday, July 18 from 6-9 p.m. at the Farm Bureau Building on the Turner County Fairgrounds in Parker, S.D. The SDFB Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) in that area are hosting the event along with local county Farm Bureaus.
South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) urges agriculture producers and businesses to be in contact with South Dakota congressional representatives on the impact of escalating tariffs and potential trade wars on producers in South Dakota.
SDSU Extension is now accepting applications for beefSD Class 4. BeefSD is an intensive two-year educational program designed to take participants to the next level in beef production. Class 4 is scheduled to start in the fall of 2018. To date, 110 people from 62 South Dakota cattle operations have completed the program
South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) Women’s Leadership Team (WLT) presented a $1,750 check recently to the Rapid City Regional Hospital Foundation. The funds will be used to provide meals to families that have pediatric patients staying in the hospital.
A $1.51 billion settlement has been reached with Syngenta over class action and individual lawsuits related to the sale and marketing of its Agrisure Viptera and Duracade corn seeds and the alleged harm that Syngenta’s conduct caused corn producers, grain handling facilities and ethanol plants.
South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) is encouraging members to contact our South Dakota Congressional representatives to share the importance of wetland regulation improvements. This issue is currently part of the U.S. Farm Bill discussions. Both the House and Senate are working on the Farm Bill package in the next few weeks, so time is of the essence to make sure your voice is heard on important details for the next Farm Bill.