Farmers Union Members Celebrate Medicaid Expansion

Posted on: November 9, 2022   |   Categories: Mental Health, News Releases

Following the Nov. 8 vote, South Dakota Farmers Union members join with the majority of South Dakotans in celebrating the passage of Amendment D. “Medicaid expansion keeps our tax dollars in South Dakota and it will help farm and ranch families access healthcare,” said Doug Sombke, President of South Dakota Farmers Union. “Our rural communities […]

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Capturing a Larger Share in a Shrinking Pool: The Ethanol Survival Guide

Posted on: October 25, 2022   |   Categories: EPA, News Releases

By Jim Seurer, CEO,  Glacial Lakes Energy & Doug Sombke, South Dakota Farmers Union The ethanol and entire biofuel industry is pacing the floor like an expecting parent waiting for the baby to be born as the new EPA “set” rule is going to be unveiled soon establishing renewable volumes for the next three years. […]

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South Dakota Cattle Producers Meet with Dept. of Justice Anti-Trust Division

Posted on: September 19, 2022   |   Categories: Meat Labeling, News Releases

Cattle producers shared personal stories of anticompetitive practices and the Department of Justice listened. “Eyes were wide open and notepads came out,” explained a South Dakota cattle producer. “The Assistant Attorney General stayed way longer than scheduled and the staff continued to ask questions.” “They were totally shocked,” added Oren Lesmeister, a Parade rancher and […]

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