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Deadline Approaching to Take Advantage of SBA Assistance

6/19/2020

Farmers, ranchers, and ag related industries have until June 30, 2020 to take advantage of the Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for economic impacts due to COVID-19.

Covid-19 Relief Program Zoom Call TONIGHT!

6/15/2020

South Dakota Farm Bureau will be hosting a member only Zoom video conference with the Small Business Administration TONIGHT at 7:30 p.m. CT.

Covid-19 Relief Programs Topic of SDFB Member Only Zoom Call

6/11/2020

Join South Dakota Farm Bureau for a member only Zoom video conference with the Small Business Administration on Monday, June 15, 2020.

Recent Decision on Dicamba Labels Generates Concern

6/8/2020

South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) is urging the EPA to ensure dicamba remains available to producers this growing season for over-the-top applications to soybeans following a recent court decision that cancelled the registration of three dicamba labels.

TONIGHT Sen. Mike Rounds will Discuss Cattle Markets on Webex Call

6/8/2020

South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) members will have the opportunity to participate in a member only Webex call with Sen. Mike Rounds TONIGHT at 7:30 p.m. CDT.

South Dakota Farm Bureau Recognize Scholarship Winners

6/5/2020

South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) awarded seven scholarships to high school seniors and college students whose parents or guardians are current members of South Dakota Farm Bureau, and have been for at least two years.

Sen. Mike Rounds will be the featured guest on SDFB Webex Meeting

6/2/2020

South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) members will have the opportunity to participate in a member only Webex call with Sen. Mike Rounds on Monday, June 8, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. CDT.

Decision Affirms NRCS Must Obey Its Own Rules

5/29/2020

A battle over a farmer’s right to use and care for his own land is one step closer to being resolved. A determination by the director of USDA’s National Appeals Division admonishes the Natural Resources Conservation Service for failing to obey its own rules, favoring a farmer who battled NRCS for more than a decade. The decision is a welcome signal that concerns from across the countryside about NRCS conservation compliance are being heard.

Ag Community Appreciates Rounds' Support of Guest Worker Program

5/29/2020

South Dakota’s farmers and ranchers need a reliable, dependable workforce to help make sure they can continue to put food on the kitchen table. At times, farm work is seasonal or temporary and requires a specific skill. With rural populations declining, our farmers and ranchers are finding it more difficult to find workers to fill these temporary jobs.

New! Farmers and ranchers have exclusive access to EIDL funds for working capital

5/4/2020

Farmers, ranchers and ag related industries with 500 or fewer employees can begin applying for the Small Business Administration Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) and forgivable EIDL loan advances.

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