Posts for November 2012

Traxinger Named Farmers Union Legislative Director

November 30, 2012

South Dakota Farmers Union President Doug Sombke has named Mike Traxinger legislative director for the family farm organization. Traxinger is a fifth-generation South Dakota farmer and a native of Claremont, S.D. He maintains a small herd of cattle on his family’s farm operation, Traxinger Simmentals, near Houghton.

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


Sen. Tim Johnson discusses drought, farm bill at Huron meeting

November 21, 2012

The lack of a five-year farm bill has created a lot of uncertainty in the countryside for agricultural producers who are trying to make long-term decisions on their farm or ranch. That’s was what Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., heard today from a group of producers during a roundtable discussion hosted by the senator in Huron.

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


EPA Decides Not to Grant Waiver of Renewable Fuel Standard

November 16, 2012

South Dakota Farmers Union President Doug Sombke praised the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) after it announced today it will not grant a waiver of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).

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


Election Day Tuesday! Don't Forget to Vote!

November 5, 2012

South Dakota Farmers Union President Doug Sombke is reminding everyone to do their civic duty: vote. 

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


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