South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) understands producers are facing uncertainty and volatility in the current markets. SDFB wants to make sure our members have access to important marketing information for both crops and livestock.
I wanted to provide a few updates on some developments that have taken place in the past couple of weeks. The passage last evening of the CARES Act by the Senate represents more than a week of unprecedented bipartisan work for the American people. Although it included a lot of partisan fighting, it is an important step to jump starting our economy nation-wide during this difficult time.
South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) is carefully following the commodity markets, in particular the beef cattle market, and monitoring reactions to the COVID-19 outbreak.
The main business of the 2020 legislative session concluded Thursday evening, March 12th. Legislators will return to Pierre on March 30 to consider vetoes from the Governor. The Governor has already sent two veto messages to the House of Representatives
The movie “SILO” will bring awareness to grain entrapment safety on March 10, 2020, in Webster, thanks to support from community organizations.
The South Dakota Farm Bureau Women’s Leadership Team (WLT) will participate in Ag Day on Saturday, March 28, 2020 in Sioux Falls at the Washington Pavilion from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) has expanded its state board of directors by two new appointed positions, creating a 13-member board. Joining the board are Mark Salvador of Sioux Falls S.D., representing agri-business members; and Jennifer Hurlbert of Raymond, S.D., representing student members.
South Dakota Farm Bureau is encouraging citizens to attend upcoming Township meetings the first Tuesday in March to take part in the conversation regarding challenges facing communities where local roads, bridges and infrastructure were damaged by weather events in 2019.
South Dakota Farm Bureau county leaders from across the state joined members of the SDFB board of directors and staff at the state capitol in Pierre for a full day of committee meetings, discussions with Gov. Kristi Noem, Sec. of Agriculture Kim Vanneman and other elected officials.
Please give one final reach out to your Senator to encourage them to voice support for SB 157. It will be voted on today on the Senate Floor.