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South Dakota Farm Bureau announces credit availability in South Dakota Ag Wetland Exchange


The first agriculture Wetland Mitigation Bank (WMB) credits have been released under the South Dakota Ag Wetland Exchange.

Tune into South Dakota Public TV


South Dakota Farm Bureau will be featured on a segment on Dakota Life on South Dakota Public Television focusing on the Faulkton Grain Elevator Mural Project. The segment airs tonight, Jan. 3, 2019 at 8 p.m. CT.

SDFB Young Farmers and Ranchers Conference to be held in Deadwood


Young people involved in agriculture are invited to attend the South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) Farm and Ranch Conference, February 1-2, 2019 at The Lodge in Deadwood, S.D. The theme for the conference is “Sustainability in Today’s Environment”.

Brookings Farmer Advances to National Farm Bureau Competition


Katy VanderWal of Brookings, S.D., will represent South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) at the national Discussion Meet contest that will take place during the AFBF Annual Convention, Jan. 11-16, 2019 in New Orleans, LA.

South Dakota Farm Bureau Statement on Naming of new South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture


South Dakota Farm Bureau President Scott VanderWal praised the announcement by South Dakota Governor-elect Kristi Noem on the selection of Kim Vanneman of Ideal, S.D. as the next Secretary of Agriculture.

Comments Will Soon be Taken on Proposed New Clean Water Rule


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Army have released a pre-publication version of the new clean water rule and will be taking comments on a proposed new clean water rule for 60 days after its publication in the Federal Register. They are also planning to hold a public listening session in Kansas City, Kansas.

South Dakota Farm Bureau Women's Leadership Team Announces Accurate Ag Books


“Springtime at Grandpa & Grandma’s Farm” and “Seed, Sun & Soil” are two Accurate Ag books recently unveiled by the South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) Women’s Leadership Team (WLT) at the SDFB Annual Convention in Rapid City, S.D.

South Dakota Farm Bureau Delegates Elect New Vice President


Jeffery Gatzke, of Hitchcock, S.D. was elected vice president of South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) during the SDFB 101st Convention held recently in Rapid City, S.D.

South Dakota Farm Bureau Position on Constitutional Amendments


South Dakota Farm Bureau has taken a stance on the constitutional amendments.

SDFB Statement on E15 Announcement


Yesterday, President Trump announced that gasoline mixed with 15 percent ethanol, E-15, will be sold year-round. Previously, sales of E-15 were banned in most states annually between June 1 and September 15, which includes the country’s busiest driving months.