Posts for January 2014

SDFU Praises Livestock Provisions in the Farm Bill Conference Report

January 28, 2014

Passage of the Agriculture Act of 2014 could help western South Dakota livestock producers recover from October’s devastating blizzard. South Dakota Farmers Union (SDFU) President, Doug Sombke urges Congress to support this agreement following the release of the Agriculture Act of 2014, commonly known as the farm bill.

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Last Modified: 06/25/2014 12:22:02 pm MDT


Livestock Groups Call on Rep. Noem for COOL Defense

January 23, 2014

South Dakota livestock organizations sent a letter today to Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., urging her continued support of County-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) and asked for her help in defending COOL during the Farm Bill committee process.  South Dakota Farmers Union, SD Stockgrowers, SD Sheepgrowers, SD Livestock Marketing Assoc, and Dakota Rural Action were joined by over twenty individual livestock auction markets in support of COOL.

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Last Modified: 06/25/2014 12:22:02 pm MDT