South Dakota Farmers Union (SDFU) member Vaughn Meyer of Reva, S.D. has been appointed by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to another term on the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion and Research Board, also known as the Cattlemen’s Beef Board (CBB).
South Dakota Farmers Union (SDFU) will host its 2014 Young Producers Conference Jan. 31 - Feb. 1 at Deadwood. The two-day conference provides South Dakota’s young farmers and ranchers with an opportunity to glean insight from industry leaders, network, and socialize. The conference is open to those who are 40 and younger.
Alyson Hauck of DeSmet and Myles Bialas from Dimock have been selected to serve on the South Dakota Farmers Union’s Senior Advisory Council for 2014. To run for the Senior Advisory Council an individual must have received their Torchbearer Award, which is the highest honor one can receive as a young person in Farmers Union. A number of eligible Torchbearers run for a spot on the two-person council and are selected based on their leadership skills, interaction with their peers and other individuals and their overall participation in activities.