News headlines from South Dakota Farm Bureau
“Visiting Grandpa and Grandma’s Farm” is a self-published book that was unveiled at the South Dakota Farm Bureau Centennial Convention held in Sioux Falls Nov. 17-18. The book was written by members of the South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) Women’s Leadership Team.
South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) will spend the second day of their Centennial Convention on November 18, 2017 looking to the future of Ag in South Dakota.
South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) congratulates the appointment of Paul Shubeck as the new South Dakota state FSA director. Shubeck, a farmer from Beresford, S.D. was announced to lead the USDA’s Farm Service Agency in South Dakota earlier this week.
Community Memorial Hospital in Burke, S.D., is the recipient of a $10,000 donation from the South Dakota Farm Bureau Centennial Community Initiative. The award will be recognized on Wednesday, November 8 at 5 p.m. at the hospital in Burke.
Make plans to attend the South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) Centennial Convention, Nov. 17-18, 2017 at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. The 2-day event will feature nationally-recognized speakers on issues facing the ag industry, retired NFL Linebacker Chad Greenway, and for the first time in the 100-year history, the organization will offer a special foodie event featuring Aaron Sanchez, Food Network Chef. The Friday night foodie event will include a Foodie Fiesta presented by Hungry for Truth, an initiative from South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council.
Grain bin accidents can tragically impact individuals, families and entire communities. Grain rescue tubes can save lives in the event of a grain entrapment and producers in Clay / Union County will now have grain rescue tubes available to them because of a donation through the South Dakota Farm Bureau Centennial Community Initiative.
Yankton High School has never had an agriculture program or an FFA Chapter. This offering is now a reality because of a $6,000 donation from the South Dakota Farm Bureau Centennial Community Initiative.
The Butte / Lawrence County Fairgrounds located at Nisland, S.D. is gearing up for major improvements to the bleachers thanks to the South Dakota Farm Bureau Centennial Community Initiative. The new project will be recognized on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 5 p.m. MT at the Fairgrounds located in Nisland.
The community of Webster will be getting a new 3D outdoor archery range thanks to the South Dakota Farm Bureau Centennial Community Initiative. The new facility will be recognized at an Open House on Friday, October 27 from 3-7 at the facility along US Highway 12 west of Webster. Clark / Day County Farm Bureau will be grilling steak sandwiches at the event.
Cooler weather is not stopping the community of Platte from celebrating new playground equipment in their community. The equipment was made possible thanks to the South Dakota Farm Bureau Centennial Community Initiative and will be recognized at an event on Friday, October 14, 2017 at the playground next to the new Platte swimming pool.