President Doug Sombke told WNAX in Yankton, the organization is now working with lawmakers to write a bill that would put the State Agriculture Secretary position on the ballot rather than Governor Noem appointing the position.
A convicted killer from Iowa whose five victims included two young girls is scheduled Friday to become the third federal inmate to be executed this week, following a 17-year pause in federal executions.
Restaurant closures due to the coronavirus have contributed to an estimated $5 billion in losses this year for the U.S. pork industry, and almost overnight millions of hogs stacking up on farms now have little value.
Right now, Scott VanderWal, President of the South Dakota Farm Bureau says he doesn't see the coronavirus as much of a threat to our farming economy but if the virus continues to spread here that could change.
The Sioux Falls farm show displays the newest farming technology and trends out there. It also gives farmers the opportunity to hear from Speaker and Grain Analyst Todd Hultman about what's next after Trump's trade agreement.
Governor Kristi Noem has released a potential path that will allow the cultivation of industrial hemp to be legalized in the state of South Dakota. This is a move she's opposed over the last year but is now softening her stance with a few guidelines.
The livestock industry in South Dakota — among the state’s largest economic engines — is undergoing a fundamental transformation that may alter farms, farmers and rural communities for generations to come.