Animal Care Articles
Avian influenza is not a risk to food safety
An interview with the State Veterinarian reassures that consumers do not need to worry about avian influenza in the food supply.
Celebrate "National Beef Month" with some delicious nutrition
Did you know that 29 cuts of beef are certified Lean or Extra Lean? Get recipes & info here.
Farmers and ranchers invited to apply for Leopold Conservation Award
Applications are due March 6 for the Leopold Conservation Award, celebrating the conservation efforts of private landowners.
This week's State Legislature update
Reporting from Pierre, SDFB gives an update on key agricultural bills and where they stand.
SDFB now accepting applications & referrals for rancher assistance
A brief, confidential application form is available for ranchers who need financial assistance. Referrals are also accepted for friends and neighbors who could use assistance.
South Dakota raises $68,000 for "Farm Bureau Cares Fund" for rancher relief, Minnesota adds in $22,000
More than $90,000 has been raised for the "SD Farm Bureau Cares Fund" to help ranch families with immediate financial needs after the October blizzard.
South Dakota farmers & ranchers consider animal cruelty policy and other key issues during SDFB Annual Meeting
Grassroots policy was set by Farm Bureau members across the state during the 96th annual meeting of the South Dakota Farm Bureau.
Updated information for ranchers with livestock losses
Click here for updated information on how to handle and report livestock losses from the blizzard.
Relief fund established to help South Dakota ranchers who lost livestock to the blizzard
Farm Bureau asks you to consider donating to a relief fund that has been established at the Black Hills Area Community Foundation to directly assist South Dakota ranchers who lost livestock in the devastating Oct. 4-7 blizzard.