USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Acting Administrator Val Dolcini today reminds crop and livestock producers throughout states that have recently experienced severe damage from flooding, wildfires and tornados that FSA programs may be available to assist with recovery.
A group of over a dozen farmers and ranchers affected by high water levels and flooded fields from Beadle County to Brown County along the James River met Tuesday, April 26, with Lynn Tjeerdsma, an agriculture advisor to South Dakota Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), to discuss the impact flooding is having on their operations. Tjeerdsma listened to concerns and gathered information about what can be done to help the farmers affected. The meeting was held at the South Dakota Farmers Union (SDFU) State Office in Huron.
14 teams from FFA chapters across the state of South Dakota competed in the 2nd annual ‘Team up to Safety’ quiz bowl competition Tuesday, April 11 on the campus of South Dakota State University in Brookings. The quiz bowl was sponsored by South Dakota Farmers Union (SDFU).
South Dakota Farmers Union (SDFU) President Doug Sombke says the announcement Friday by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to help with the installation of 10,000 flex-fuel ethanol blender pumps across the country over the next five years will give the ethanol industry more market access and help grow the agricultural economy of South Dakota.
South Dakota Farmers Union (SDFU) will host the second annual ‘Team up to Safety’ quiz bowl competition Monday, April 11, on the campus of South Dakota State University in Brookings, S.D. The competition will be held in the SDSU Student Union, room 260, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.