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