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Internship Opportunity with Ag United

10/4/2017 - Interested in helping South Dakota’s farm and ranch families tell their story to communities, neighbors and consumers?  Consider applying for an internship with Ag United for South Dakota!  The internship helps build skills in communications, event planning, social media and provides the opportu... Read More

2017 National Ag Week Activities

2/28/2017 - Ag United for South Dakota Hosts Multiple Events for National Ag Week South Dakota Farm Families Spread the Word About Agriculture   Brad Greenway, a Mitchell pig farmer, presenting to fourth grade students in Mitchell during Ag Week 2016. SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—Ameri... Read More

Bruce Burkhart Recognized as AgVocate of the Year

12/20/2016 - Dell Rapids Farmer Receives Third Annual Award from Ag United for South Dakota   SIOUX FALLS, SD – Bruce Burkhart of Dell Rapids, South Dakota, was named AgVocate of the Year by the board of directors for Agriculture United for South Dakota at the organization’s annual luncheon D... Read More

Legislative Candidate Forum

9/9/2016 - MINNEHAHA COUNTY CANDIDATE FORUM TO FOCUS ON AGRICULTURE AND RURAL ISSUES South Dakota state legislature candidates from Districts 9, 10, and 25 to respond to agriculture questions     BALTIC, SD – Ag United for South Dakota will host a Candidate Forum on September 21st at 7pm i... Read More

August Agvocates

8/30/2016 - During August we were fortunate to host events for guests from ages 1 to 99.  We hosted an open house for young hog producers returning to the family farm, we arranged our first farm tour for a nursing home, and we put together Total Mixed Ration snack bags with children at Sioux Empire Fair.... Read More

Breakfast on the Farm Info

6/16/2016 - 9th ANNUAL BREAKFAST ON THE FARM AT BRANDON DAIRY TO FEATURE TOURS AND CHILDREN’S ENTERTAINMENT Ode family opens doors to community   BRANDON, SD – The Ode family is celebrating June Dairy Month by hosting an open house on their farm, Royalwood Dairy near Brandon, on Saturday, Ju... Read More

June Dairy Month

6/1/2016 - SOUTH DAKOTA DAIRY FARMS HOST OPEN HOUSES TO CELEBRATE JUNE DAIRY MONTH Four families invite public to tour farms, enjoy free lunch and family-friendly activities SIOUX FALLS, SD – Agriculture United for South Dakota is pleased to announce five events to celebrate June Dairy Mo... Read More

South Dakota Ag in the Classroom Announces Teacher of the Year

5/3/2016 - South Dakota Ag in the Classroom Announces Teacher of the Year   PIERRE, S.D. - South Dakota Ag in the Classroom has named Michael Burke, a fourth grade teacher at Valley View Elementary in Rapid City, South Dakota, as its 2016 Teacher of the Year.   Burke, who has been teaching for 23... Read More

2016 Rapid City Beef Crawl

4/15/2016 -   **Tickets must be purchased by May 2!Rapid City, SD food lovers will have a unique opportunity on May 9. Not only will they be able to sample delicious beef dishes at Rapid City's top restaurants, they'll also be dining with the ranchers who made the meal possible.  The Fourth ... Read More