Posts for June 2014

South Dakota Farmers Union Supports Surface Transportation Announcement

June 25, 2014

A recent Surface Transportation Board directive to Canadian Pacific (CP) Railway Company and BNSF Railway Company will help ship South Dakota 2013commodities to market, in time for 2014 harvest said Doug Sombke, President of South Dakota Farmers Union. 

"Currently there is such a backlog of grain waiting to be shipped by rail that if we don't push these railways to provide service to South Dakota grain elevators we won't have room for the upcoming harvest," Sombke said.

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


SDFU to host Dr. Temple Grandin in Rapid City and Watertown

June 2, 2014

South Dakota Farmers Union will host two workshops, Raising the Best: Livestock Husbandry and Handling for Today's Market with Dr. Temple Grandin, on Tuesday, July 1 in Rapid City and on Tuesday, August 5 in Watertown.

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