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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.

SDFB Young Farmers & Ranchers Group Shares Voice in Washington D.C.


Members of the South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) committee recently attended a National Affairs trip to Washington D.C. Sept. 29 through Oct. 3, 2018.

Moore named Executive Vice President for AFBF


American Farm Bureau President (AFBF) Zippy Duvall today announced the appointment of Dale Moore as Executive Vice President of AFBF.

South Dakota Farm Bureau to Hold 101st Convention in Rapid City


Make plans to attend the South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) 101st Annual Convention, Nov. 16-17, 2018 at the Holiday Inn Rushmore Plaza, Rapid City, S.D. Registration for the event is now open and available at

Farm and Ranch Families Honored at South Dakota State Fair


Eighty-nine farm and ranch families who have owned their land for a century or more were honored at the 2018 South Dakota State Fair, receiving a Century Farm & Ranch or Quasquicentennial Farm & Ranch award from the South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) and the South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA).

South Dakota Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers Hosting Succession Planning Events


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.

Join South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) at the Birdcage


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.

SD Farm Bureau to host Hawaiian Luau at Turner County Fairgrounds


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.

SDSU Extension Accepting Applications for beefSD Class 4


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

Sharing Good Food With Families in the Hospital


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.