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A Final Act of Kindness


Putting others first was the philosophy of South Dakota Farm Bureau member Jane Gebhart of Meadow, S.D. Two days before Gebhart passed away following a brief illness, she spent her time assembling welcome bags with her grandchildren that were donated to help women and children at a shelter in Spearfish, S.D.

Biotechnology in Food Production:  Friend or Foe?


Biotechnology in food production is the focus of a presentation featuring Julie Borlaug on April 12 at 7 p.m. on the South Dakota State University Campus in Brookings.

South Dakota Farm Bureau Kicks Off Ag Week at the Ronald McDonald House


Farm and ranch families of South Dakota Farm Bureau kicked off Ag Week as they donated close to $1,500 worth of groceries to the Ronald McDonald House in Sioux Falls.

Century Farm Program to Expand in 2017


South Dakota farms and ranches that have been in the same family for 150 years will be recognized for the first time this year as Sesquicentennial Farms during the Century Farm celebration at the South Dakota State Fair in Huron, August 31, 2017.

Farm Bureau Focusing on Engagement


Farm Bureau members from across the country were challenged to get more involved in policy decisions that impact farming and ranching at the annual FUSION conference held recently in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Applications Being Accepted for South Dakota Farm Bureau Scholarship


The South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) announced today that applications are now being accepted for scholarships for college-bound high school as well as current college and continuing students.

American Farm Bureau Delegates Send Message to Capitol Hill


American Farm Bureau delegates sent an urgent message to lawmakers on Capitol Hill last week regarding how important regulatory reform is for agriculture and rural America. South Dakota Farm Bureau members were among 5,000 Farm Bureau members representing all 50 states and Puerto Rico at the American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Meeting held January 7-11, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Applications Available for South Dakota Farm Bureau Centennial Community Initiative


Applications are now being accepted for the South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) Federation Centennial Community Initiative grant. SDFB will be reinvesting $100,000 in local communities for community improvement projects in 2017 as part of the organization’s centennial year.

Providing the Tools for Success


Young people involved in agriculture are invited to participate in the South Dakota Farm Bureau Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF& R) Winter Conference, January 20-21, 2017 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Sioux Falls, S.D.

Kailey's Pig "Tales" Named Accurate Ag Book for 2017


The South Dakota Farm Bureau’s Women Leadership Team (WLT) announced their Accurate Ag Book for the coming year at the 2016 SDFB Annual Convention. The book that was selected is written by Dan Yunk, former CEO of the Kansas Farm Bureau and is titled Kailey's Pig 'Tales’.