Posts for June 2011

SDFU Foundation Holds 9th Annual 'Dakota Prairie Open'

June 30, 2011

The South Dakota Farmers Union Foundation held its 9th annual Dakota Prairie Open golf tournament Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at the Spring Creek Country Club near Harrisburg, S.D.

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South Dakota Hosts First Leg of Renewable Energy Tour

June 30, 2011

South Dakota played host to the first leg of the Renewable Energy Tour June 27, 2011. South Dakota Farmers Union partnered with National Farmers Union and The Climate Network to host a tour of the Midwest Dairy Institute at Milbank, S.D.

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German Farmer to Speak at Renewable Energy Tour

June 24, 2011

German farmer and businessman Dirk Ketelsen will be a featured speaker during the Renewable Energy Tour in Milbank, S.D., Monday, June 27. The tour will be held at 1:00 p.m. at the Midwest Dairy Institute (48051 153rd St.) near Milbank. The public is invited to take a tour o the Institute's anaerobic methane digester which captures reneable energy to run parts of its facility.

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Farmers Union Feeds Hundreds at High School Rodeo Finals

June 24, 2011

Hundreds of South Dakota High School Rodeo Association state finalists and their families were treated to a free dinner Thursday, June 23, the opening night of the state high school rodeo finals in Belle Fourche. The dinner was held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Lion’s shelter at the entrance to the rodeo grounds and was sponsored by South Dakota Farmers Union (SDFU).

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Renewable Energy Tour Coming to Milbank June 27

June 17, 2011

South Dakota Farmers Union (SDFU), in cooperation with National Farmers Union (NFU) and the Heinrich Böll Foundation, will host a Renewable Energy Tour Monday, June 27, 2011, at the Midwest Dairy Institute's anaerobic methane digester in Milbank, S.D. The tour will begin at 1:00 p.m. and is free thanks to financial support from The Energy Foundation.

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Junior Advisory Council Members Elected at State Camp

June 13, 2011

The six young people who will make up the Junior Advisory Council (JAC) for the next year were elected at the annual South Dakota Farmers Union State Camp held June 5-10 at Storm Mountain Camp in the Black Hills.

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County FSA Committee Nomination Period Coming Soon

June 1, 2011

Craig Schaunaman, State Executive Director of USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) in South Dakota announced that county committee election nominations begin June 15, 2011. Farmers, ranchers and landowners are encouraged to nominate candidates to serve on their local FSA county committee by the August 1, 2011 deadline.

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