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South Dakota Farm Bureau announces credit availability in South Dakota Ag Wetland Exchange


The first agriculture Wetland Mitigation Bank (WMB) credits have been released under the South Dakota Ag Wetland Exchange.

SDFB Young Farmers and Ranchers Conference to be held in Deadwood


Young people involved in agriculture are invited to attend the South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) Farm and Ranch Conference, February 1-2, 2019 at The Lodge in Deadwood, S.D. The theme for the conference is “Sustainability in Today’s Environment”.

Brookings Farmer Advances to National Farm Bureau Competition


Katy VanderWal of Brookings, S.D., will represent South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) at the national Discussion Meet contest that will take place during the AFBF Annual Convention, Jan. 11-16, 2019 in New Orleans, LA.

South Dakota Farm Bureau Statement on Naming of new South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture


South Dakota Farm Bureau President Scott VanderWal praised the announcement by South Dakota Governor-elect Kristi Noem on the selection of Kim Vanneman of Ideal, S.D. as the next Secretary of Agriculture.

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.

South Dakota Farm Bureau Delegates Elect New Vice President


Jeffery Gatzke, of Hitchcock, S.D. was elected vice president of South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) during the SDFB 101st Convention held recently in Rapid City, S.D.

New USMCA Trade Agreement Good for South Dakota


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.


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


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


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