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New USMCA Trade Agreement Good for South Dakota

10/10/2018

Observing trade negotiations is not for those weak in spirit. For months, South Dakota farmers waited patiently for signs of progress from the Trump Administration on a new trade deal with Canada and Mexico. Admittedly, the talks to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement, in the shadow of a dismal farm economy, tested our wills.

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

10/8/2018

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.

Burke Hospital Expansion Made Possible by SDFB Donation

9/28/2018

Community Memorial Hospital in Burke, S.D., will be celebrating an expansion to their hospital that was made possible thanks to a $10,000 donation from the South Dakota Farm Bureau Centennial Community Initiative.

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

9/27/2018

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 www.sdfbf.org.

Farm and Ranch Families Honored at South Dakota State Fair

9/18/2018

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 President Meets with Trump, Pence

9/5/2018

South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) President Scott VanderWal of Volga, S.D., met today with President Trump and Vice President Pence to share the financial impact of trade and tariffs on farmers and ranchers across the country and here in South Dakota.

Join South Dakota Farm Bureau at the South Dakota State Fair

8/29/2018

Parades, great entertainment and free ice cold water are just a few of the ways South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) will be “Experiencing the Magic” at the 2018 South Dakota State Fair.

American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall to Have Open Mic at South Dakota Farm Bureau hoop building at DakotaFest

8/20/2018

Who: American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall What: Open Mic to Discuss Ag Issues Where: South Dakota Farm Bureau hoop building at Dakotafest – Lot 445 at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018

South Dakota Farm Bureau Statement on Trade Assistance Package: “Farm and Ranch Families Appreciate Temporary Relief Until Open Markets Continue.”

7/25/2018

South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) President Scott VanderWal issued the following statement after the Trump Administration announced plans to extend billions of dollars in aid to farmers negatively affected by tariffs. The administration says the plan will offer much-needed support to farmers caught up in trade disputes.

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

7/19/2018

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.

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