Posts for June 2013

U.S. House Fails to Pass Farm Bill

June 21, 2013

South Dakota Farmers Union President Doug Sombke issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass the 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management (FARRM) Act by a vote of 195-234 Thursday, June 20.

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Grain Transaction Experts from S.D. and N.D. Discuss Grain Laws

June 18, 2013

In the community where Anderson Seed Company’s insolvency last year cost some farmers tens of thousands of dollars, grain transaction experts from South Dakota and North Dakota explained current laws and rules governing grain sales and compared the state’s laws while discussing how South Dakota could better protect farmers who sell grain in the state. Anderson Seed’s facility in Redfield cost producers an estimated $2.6 million in unpaid grain in February 2012.

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SDFU Hosting Water Management Meetings Across the State in June

June 10, 2013

South Dakota Farmers Union will host a series of meetings focused on water management issues in the state in June.

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Farmers Union to host meeting on grain buying and warehousing laws

June 7, 2013

South Dakota Farmers Union will host an informational meeting Monday, June 17, at Redfield to discuss grain buyer and grain warehouse laws in South Dakota and North Dakota. The meeting will begin at 1:00 pm at the Redfield American Legion Hall, 612 N. Main Street, and is open to the public.

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