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News / Events Category: News Releases

True or False: A Voters Guide to Redistricting

Posted on: August 28, 2015   |   Category: News Releases

August 28, 2015 – By #South Dakota Farmer UnionWhile traveling the state collecting signatures for redistricting reform, I shared an interesting conversation with a certain state legislator that highlighted a number of myths surrounding our campaign. These appear to be common assertions of opponents to our amendment. So I felt it would be appropriate to go ahead and […]

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The Troubles of TPP

Posted on: August 26, 2015   |   Category: News Releases

August 26, 2015 – By #South Dakota Farmer UnionWhat’s that old cliche? “Fool me once shame on you, fool me twice shame on…me.” Or maybe it’s “the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over expecting different results.” Regardless of which saying you prefer, the message remains the same. In life, we must learn from […]

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South Dakota Farmers Union Celebrates the Clark Ranch Family

Posted on: August 24, 2015   |   Categories: Celebrate Family Farms, News Releases

August 24, 2015 – By #South Dakota Farmer Union Celebrating a century of service to South Dakota’s farm and ranch families, throughout 2015, South Dakota Farmers Union highlights members who farm or ranch with their families each month. This month, South Dakota Farmers Union features the Clark family who ranch 40 miles southeast of Lemmon. […]

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Farmers Union 2015 Rural Dakota Pride Honorees

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August 24, 2015 – By #South Dakota Farmer Union Each year, South Dakota Farmers Union recognizes individuals who give back to their communities with the Rural Dakota Pride Award. To meet the 2015 honorees, attend the recognition ceremony held Sept. 5 at 11 a.m. on the Freedom Stage at the S.D. State Fair. Bob Glanzer, […]

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Farmers Union Celebrates Another Successful Camp Season

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August 24, 2015 – By #South Dakota Farmer Union More than 1,729 rural youth, ages 6 to 18, learned about cooperatives, developed leadership skills and celebrated South Dakota’s agriculture industry together by attending a Farmers Union County, District or State camp this summer.  “Camps are a wonderful way for S.D. Farmers Union to fulfill our commitment to providing […]

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S.D. Farmers Union Celebrates Rural Youth, Community Heroes and 100 Years of Service During the 2015 S.D. State Fair

Posted on: August 14, 2015   |   Category: News Releases

South Dakota Farmers Union celebrates 100 years of service to South Dakota’s rural communities and farm and ranch families during Farmers Union Day held Sept. 5 during the 2015 South Dakota State Fair in Huron.  “The State Fair is South Dakota’s agricultural showcase. It’s the place where the families, businesses and organizations who make up […]

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Enroll in the 2015-2016 Rural Economic & Leadership Development Program Today

Posted on: August 6, 2015   |   Category: News Releases

August 6, 2015 – By #South Dakota Farmer Union Farmers Union Rural Economic and Leadership (REAL) Development Program is looking for committed leaders from farms, ranches and rural communities across South Dakota to enroll in the 2015-2016 class. “Farmers Union is committed to developing leaders within rural communities,” explains Erin Wilcox, SDFU Rural Development Coordinator of the program […]

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Randy & Mary Ellen Cammack will Represent South Dakota for the 2015-2016 Farmers Union Enterprise Couples Leadership Program

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Ranching together for almost 40 years, Mary Ellen and Randy Cammack look forward to sharing a bit of what they’ve learned with younger couples as well as gaining knowledge they can bring back to their Sturgis ranch through their participation in the 2015-2016 Farmers Union Enterprise Couples Leadership Program.  “History does repeat itself and we¹ve […]

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