If you're concerned about the proposed 10% cuts to education in South Dakota and the cuts to other vital services, please join a group meeting at the State Capitol in Pierre Wednesday, March 2 at 7:45 a.m. The event is being organized by Jenn Gustafson of Langford, and is being sponsored by Stand Up For Education organizers, the South Daktoa Education Association and the Associated School Boards of South Dakota. This event is for school districts of all sizes. It is being organized to demonstrate the support for the funding of K-12 education in the state. It is a chance to stand united against the proposed cuts to education. All persons interested in preserving quality education for our state's children are encouraged to attend.
Chuck Groth of Huron was presented with the South Dakota Farmers Union’s (SDFU) Meritorious Service Award Saturday afternoon during the organization’s96th annual state convention February 11-12 at Aberdeen, S.D.
Freelance agriculture columnist Alan Guebert was awarded the Farm & Ranch News Award from the South Dakota Farmers Union Friday, February 11, during the organization’s 96th annual state convention held in Aberdeen, S.D.
Newly appointed South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture Walt Bones opened the 96th annual South Dakota Farmers Union State Convention at Aberdeen with an address focused on the future of the state’s largest industry, encouraging producers to work together and tell the positive story of agriculture and rural South Dakota.
A bill that originally would've cost farmers and ranchers millions of dollars by repealing a sales tax exemption on repairs and parts for agricultural use was "hoghoused" this morning by the Senate State Affairs Committee, and then was ultimately killed.
A bill being considered by a South Dakota legislative panel Monday would cost farmers and ranchers in South Dakota an estimated $4.5 million dollars every year, and South Dakota Farmers Union (SDFU) President Doug Sombke says the bill would be the wrong move and weaken our state’s largest industry.
The South Dakota Farmers Union Foundation fundraiser ‘A Night on the Prairie’ will be held the evening of February 12, 2011, at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel & Convention Center in Aberdeen, S.D. The doors open at 5:00 p.m. with early bird cash drawings offered. The ‘A Night on the Prairie’ fundraiser is the South Dakota Farmers Union Foundation’s signature fundraising event which raises funds to support cooperative, leadership and agricultural education programs. The fundraiser is the final event during the South Dakota Farmers Union State Convention Feb. 11-12.