Federal Government Articles
SDFB encouraged by progress toward estate tax repeal
South Dakota's Congressional delegation is helping move permanent estate tax repeal forward.
Red meat not valued in new federal dietary guidelines
Farm Bureau is encouraging ag producers & consumers to speak up about the federal government's new dietary guidelines, which seem to be ignoring the role of lean mean in a healthy, protein-filled diet.
Friday is deadline to submit comments on NRCS plans to use off-site methods for wetland identification
Farm Bureau is asking farmers to submit comments to the NRCS on their plan to use off-site methods for making wetland delineations
Your comments needed on proposed EPA "waters" rule
July 21 is the deadline for submitting comments on the proposed rule that would regulate nearly every drop of water that falls on your farm or ranch.
U.S. EPA attempts to regulate nearly all U.S. waters in new proposed rule
Farm Bureau is raising a red flag over a proposed federal rule that would make even dry road ditches part of "Waters of the U.S."
SDFB statement on U.S. House passing the Farm Bill
Scott VanderWal, SDFB President, applauded the U.S. House for passing the Farm Bill.
Farm Bureau and Farmers Union together call on Congress to act on farm bill
Two South Dakota agriculture groups are calling on Congress to finish a five-year farm bill before year's end.
Farm Bureau calls on Congress to act on a farm bill
The South Dakota Farm Bureau today called on Congress to take action on the issue of a farm bill as soon as they return from August recess.