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Published August 19, 2014, 04:51 PM

SD Farmers Union hosts farm bill meetings

South Dakota Farmers Union will host farm bill meetings across South Dakota in partnership with U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency.

By: Agweek staff report,

HURON, S.D. — South Dakota Farmers Union will host farm bill meetings across South Dakota in partnership with U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency.

The meetings will focus on the two commodity programs — Price Loss Coverage and Agricultural Risk Coverage, which are included in the 2014 farm bill.

“The U.S. Department of Agriculture continues to press on with finalizing the procedures for new commodity programs under the 2014 Farm Bill and we want to ensure South Dakota’s farmers and ranchers have the information they need,” says Karla Hofhenke, SDFU Executive Director.

The locations and dates are as follows:

Webster, Aug. 21: 10 a.m.; Alley Restaurant

Redfield, Aug. 21: 2 p.m.; Fairgrounds, 16th Ave and Highway 281

Flandreau, Aug. 25: 1 p.m.; Royal River Casino, 607 S Veterans St.

Aberdeen, Aug. 26: 10 a.m.; Ramkota Hotel, 1400 8th Ave. NW

Watertown, Aug. 26: 10 a.m.; Ramkota Hotel, 1901 9th Ave. SW

Brookings, Sept. 2: 7 p.m.; Swiftel Center

De Smet, Sept. 3: 7 p.m.; De Smet Super Deluxe Inn, 288 Hwy 14

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