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South Dakota Farm Bureau to be at Black Hills Stock Show and Rodeo and Part of Ag Adventure Zone

1/26/2021

South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) will be part of the Black Hills Stock Show and Rodeo (BHSS) taking place at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center and Central States Fairgrounds Jan. 29 – Feb. 6, 2021 in Rapid City.

Testimony will be Heard on SB 87 on Thursday, January 28 at 10 a.m.

1/26/2021

Testimony will be heard on SB 87, a bill proposed by South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) that would allow SDFB to offer a quality health care coverage option to members. The health care plan would include a national network of providers and operate much like health care coverage options offered at companies with self-funded pools.

South Dakota Farm Bureau to Offer Health Care Legislation during 2021 Session

1/21/2021

South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) is working on legislation to be considered during the 2021 legislative session that would allow SDFB to offer a quality health care coverage option to members. The health care plan would include a national network of providers and operate much like health care coverage options offered at companies with self-funded pools.

SD Farm Bureau to Offer Health Care Legislation During 2021 Session

1/20/2021

South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) is proposing legislation to be considered during the 2021 South Dakota legislative session that would allow SDFB to offer a quality health care coverage option to members. The health care plan would include a national network of providers and operate much like health care coverage options offered at companies with self-funded pools.

SDFB Participates in Virtual AFBF Convention

1/20/2021

Bryan Moes of Florence, placed among the Top 10 contestants in the Young Farmer and Rancher (YF&R) Excellence in Agriculture Competition at the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) Virtual Convention that was held January 11-13, 2020.

South Dakota Farm Bureau Supports Creation of Combined South Dakota Ag and Natural Resources Department

1/12/2021

South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) has more than 100-years of a proven track record for visionary leadership and having the pulse on the needs of the agriculture industry in South Dakota. Our commonsense values and trusted influence in the state are why SDFB confidently supports merging the South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).

Merger of Dept. of Ag and Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources Subject of Call with Gov. Noem

1/5/2021

The Governor has proposed the merger of the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources into a new department, the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Christmas Greetings from President VanderWal

12/17/2020

I wanted to share a few thoughts with you as we prepare to wrap up another year and celebrate the Christmas season.

Farm Bureau Blankets South Dakota

12/17/2020

The South Dakota Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Team (WLT) is “Blanketing South Dakota” with over 200 fleece blankets. The blankets were hand-made this summer by members of the team and the blanketing South Dakota effort was announced at the SDFB Annual Convention.

Woonsocket Man Named to SDFB Board of Directors

12/7/2020

South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) has appointed Nathan Linke of Woonsocket, S.D., to represent student members on the state board of directors for a one-year term. This is the second year SDFB student members have been part of the leadership team of the state ag organization.

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