South Dakota Farmers Union has donated 800 pounds of Swheat Scoop-brand cat litter to the Beadle County Humane Society in Huron. Swheat Scoop litter is made from non-food grade wheat harvested in the Midwest. It’s an environmentally friendly product that is all natural and contains no chemicals. The product is made by Farmers Union Industries, a Minnesota-based company affiliated with South Dakota Farmers Union.
South Dakota Farmers Union President Doug Sombke is calling on Congress to get a five-year farm bill passed before the end of the year and says an extension of the farm bill that expired in September isn’t enough.
National Farmers Union (NFU) is encouraging students to apply for several scholarships made available through the general farm organization and its affiliated foundations. The amounts vary from $1,000 to $2,000.