The South Dakota Stockgrowers Association is a grassroots organization whose individual producer members determine issues of importance to the state's livestock industry. With input into the policy development, each member has the opportunity to influence SDSGA's policy and priorities. Individual members of the Association pull together to make powerful decisions - dedicated to promoting the livestock industry and enhancing the opportunity for profitability.

SD Stockgrowers News

SD Stockgrowers Legislative Update Conference Call

Please join us Wednesday Jan. 23 at 6:30am MST for our weekly conference call to get the latest updates from Pierre. This is a great time to give your input on the SDSGA priorities moving foward. Date:Wednesday, January 23, 2019 Start Time:06:30 AM Mountain Std Time End Time:07:10 AM Mountain Std Time Dial-in Number:1-605-475-5950 Participant Access Code:3837183

South Dakota Stockgrowers Legislative Day and Mixer

 We hope as many people can attend, The South Dakota Stockgrowers Annual Legislative Day and Mixer held at, Drifters Bar and Grille, in Ft. Pierre SD, on Wednesday January 16, 2019. We are very excited to be featuring beef born, raised and slaughtered, not just in the USA, but right here in South Dakota! We will kick things off at 1:30 Central Time, with a great lineup of speakers. Gary Deering President South Dakota Stockgrowers Association

1:30 Tate Lantz-Natural Resource Conservation Service NRCS Program Updates Government shutdowns affect on your operation 2:00 Ryan Brunner-Commissioner of South Dakota School and Public Lands Ryan will discuss bills of interest that his Department has proposed, HB 1030 and HB1031

2:45 Dr. Dustin Oedekoven-South Dakota State veterinarian 3:15 South Dakota Department of Agriculture update Kyle Holt-Deputy Secretary South Dakota Department of Agriculture Danni Hanson-South Dakota Department of Agriculture Brian Sanderson-Business Development Director South Dakota Dept. of Agriculture

4:00 Various Legislators Question and answer about legislation on their agenda as well as yours

5:15 Governor Kristi Noem

6:00-8:00 Social and Mixer-We will be featuring heavy appetizers of South Dakota beef, brought to us by Ken at Wall Meat Processing. Chef Uriah is excited to show off various beef items as we mingle and discuss with State Legislators and Department leaders about what our areas of interest are.