Policy Articles

The latest from South Dakota Farm Bureau.




VanderWal Re-elected Vice President of American Farm Bureau Federation


Delegates to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s (AFBF) 2018 Annual Convention re-elected Zippy Duvall of Georgia as President and South Dakota farmer Scott VanderWal as Vice President of AFBF for another two-year term.

South Dakota Farm Bureau supports tax reform bill efforts


South Dakota Farm Bureau President Scott VanderWal expressed his appreciation to the South Dakota Congressional delegation for their support of the tax reform bill that was approved in the United States Senate. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act proposal aims to reform the nation’s tax code with the goal of promoting economic growth.

South Dakota Farm Bureau Supports Rep. Noem Legislation


South Dakota Rep. Kristi Noem (R-SD) is taking the lead in curbing rising health insurance costs thanks to introducing legislation to repeal the Health Insurance Tax (HIT).

South Dakota Farm Bureau statement on S.D. election results


South Dakota Farm Bureau congratulates Sen. John Thune and Rep. Kristi Noem on their successful re-election to represent South Dakotans in Washington, D.C. The overwhelming voting majority emphasized their support for the dedication and results Thune and Noem deliver on behalf of the state.

South Dakota Farm Bureau Position Statements on 2016 Ballot Measures


SDFB is opposing 4 measures on the 2016 ballot

VanderWal On the Air


South Dakota Farm Bureau President Scott VanderWal was featured in several media articles this past week at Dakotafest.