COVID - 19


South Dakota Farm Bureau (SDFB) continues to engage with national, state and local leaders to be your voice and share information.  SDFB is monitoring developments and will be updating members frequently.


Here are a few links that may be helpful. This page will continue to be updated.

SDFB Zoom/Video Events

SDFB Update with Small Business Administration on Covid-19 Programs

Updates on PPP, Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program and more


Signup has begun for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP).  For additional questions visit or call 308-222-0525

Learn more with Jamie White, Acting State Executive Director USDA-FSA


The Avera Farm and Rural Stress Hotline is Available 24/7

Karl Oehlke with Avera talks about this free and confidential service


Update from Jamie White, Acting State Executive Director with USDA-FSA

New WHIP+ Program, How to Reach FSA Office During Pandemic


A Closer Look at how the COVID-19 Pandemic is Impacting the Economy with Professor Kathryn Birkeland, Chair of Economics and Decisions Sciences - USD

Consumer Decisions

Impact on Agriculture

Impact on Ag and Tourism


A Conversation on Coronavirus with State Veterinarian Dr. Dusty Oedekoven

Food Safety

Animal Health

Keeping Markets Open


State of the Livestock Industry featuring Kate Miller with Trailer to Table - April 29, 2020

Conversation with Senator John Thune - April 22, 2020

Marketing Update with Mike Pearson, Ag News Daily - April 2, 2020


Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

Signup has begun for the Cornavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP).  USDA is accepting applications now through August 28, 2020.  Below are the CFAP Fact Sheet as well as commodity-specific fact sheets for your reference.  For additional questions visit or call 308-222-0525

FSA CFAP General Fact Sheet 2020

FSA CFAP Specialty Crops Fact Sheet 2020

FSA CFAP Non-Specialty Crop Producers Fact Sheet 2020

FSA CFAP Dairy Fact Sheet 2020

FSA CFAP For Livestock Fact Sheet 2020

FSA CFAP Wool Fact Sheet 2020

Learn more with Jamie White, Acting State Executive Director USDA-FSA


FB Leadership Updates

Update from SDFB President VanderWal


Industry Support Letters

Smithfield Letter to Governor Noem - April 15,2020



Livestock and Covid-19

Guidelines for Milk Disposal


Economic Injury Disaster Loans - EIDL

SBA EIDL for Agricultural Businesses


Payroll Protection Program

Farm Bureau Bank Paycheck Protection Program Details

Payroll Protection Program (PPP) Q&Q Guide for Farmers and Ranchers

Farm Bureau Bank Offering Paycheck Projection Program Application to SDFB Members

Farms and Ranches can Take Advantage of Paycheck Protection Program

American Bankers Association FAQs on Paycheck Protection Program


National Agriculture COVID-19 Resources

Animal and Food Safety FAQ from Federal Department of Agriculture

USDA Covid-19



COVID-19 Food Safety

Important Easter Food Safety Tips from Dr. Dusty Oedekoven


SD Congressional Delegation

Senator John Thune

Senator Mike Rounds

Representative Dusty Johnson


Trump Administration's COVID Actions for South Dakota

The Trump Administration Supporting the People of South Dakota


State of South Dakota Resources

CARES funding allocation for South Dakota Counties

CARES funding allocation for South Dakota Cities

South Dakota Covid-19

South Dakota Department of Health

South Dakota Public Broadcasting Covid-19 Resources

Animal Industry Board

Request an Absentee Ballot


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