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Archived SDDA News Releases

2017 News Releases

  • SDDA Registers Dicamba Products in South Dakota
  • Experience the Magic at teh 2018 SD State Fair
  • Burn Permits Open within the Black Hills Fire Protection District
  • Land Owners Urged to Ensure REcently Burned Brush Piles are Extinguished
  • Freking and Sanderson Named Directors of Agricultural Development Division
  • Governor Reappoints Members to Value Added Finance Authority Board
  • Prescribed Fore at Stackade Lake
  • October is Firewood Awareness Month
  • Nov. 20 Deadline for Urban and Community Forestry Grant
  • SD State Fair Sees Increased Attendance
  • Specialty Crop Sector in South Dakota Receives Grant Funding Support
  • Scholarship Prizes Available for Resource Conservation Speech Contest Winners
  • SDDA Recommends Obtaining Firewood from In-State Sources
  • South Dakota Department of Agriculture Picks Hay Lottery Winners
  • Day Sponsor Offer Special Activities at the SD State Fair
  • Youth Rodeo Action Planned for State Fair
  • Ways to Save Money at the State Fair
  • Creative Pieces Wanted for the "Fair"Cylcled Art Contest
  • Car and Tractor Show planned for SD State Fair
  • Dicamba Survey Available on the South Dakota Department of Agriculture's Website
  • Heirloom Recipes Sought
  • SD State Fair to Host Chili Challenge and Pork Butt Battle
  • Make Your Voice Heard at the SD State Fair
  • Pay It Forward Day Planned
  • Deadline for South Dakota 100, 125 and 150 Year Farm & Ranch Recognition is Aug. 11
  • Deadline Approching for SD State Fair Entires
  • Department of Agriculture Pesticide Container Recycling Collection Begins July 10
  • Still Not Time to Treat Ash Trees for EAB—Yet
  • Department of Agriculture Pesticide Container Recycling Collection Begins July 10
  • Check Nursery Stock for Japanese Beetle
  • SD State Fair and SDSU Athletics Come Together for Ticket Promotion
  • Be Safe with Fire this Independence Day
  • Presenters Announced for 2017 Governor's Agricultural Summit
  • Pollinator Week is June 19-25 in SD
  • "Thunder at the Fair" Caps Off SD State Fair Grandstand Lineup
  • Lake Area Technical Institute Receives 2017 Governor's Ag Ambassador Award
  • Preventing Wildfires on the Farm and Ranch
  • Governor's Ag Summit Tour Locations Announced
  • June is Dairy Month in SD
  • Static Entry Premium Book May Spark Ideas
  • Wheel Jam Packed with Events
  • SD Fire Departments Awarded Almost $300,000 in Grant Funding
  • Original SD BBQ Championships to be Held During Wheel Jam
  • Governor's Agricultural Summit to be Held July 12 & 13 in Aberdeen
  • Increase Diversity, Plant Trees to Prepare for Emerald Ash Borer
  • May is Noxious Weed Control Awareness Month
  • Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week is May 21-27 in South Dakota
  • Wildland Fire Division Reminds Public About Campfire Permits
  • Wildfire Awareness Month Coloring Contest Winners Announced
  • SD's Largest Classroom Held During SD State Fair
  • Avoid Pesticide Drift During Spraying Season
  • Easton Corbin Added to State Fair Line-Up
  • Weed-free Forage Market Growing
  • May is Noxious Weed Control Awareness Month
  • Speech Contest Winners Announced
  • Helicopter Exercise at Angostura Lake
  • Gov. Daugaard Proclaims May as Beef Month
  • Wildfire Awareness Month Celebration at Main Street Square
  • SD State Fair and Sherwin Linton Seek Talent
  • SD Observes Wildfire Awareness Month During May
  • April 30-May 7 is Soil and Water Stewardship Week in SD
  • Faith Fifth Grader Wins South Dakota Arbor Day Poster Contest
  • Justin Moore and Ned LeDoux Added to SD State Fair Line Up
  • Statement from Sec. of Ag Jaspers on Perdue Confirmation
  • 2017 Arbor Day Essay Contest Winners Selected
  • It Only Takes One Person to Spread Harmful Invasive Pests
  • Mediation Services Available for Farmers and Ranchers
  • Fire Hazard and Fuels Mitigation Cost Share Program
  • Financing Beginning Farmers
  • Deadline Approaching for Specialty Crop Grants
  • Prescribed Fire to be Ignited in Custer State Park
  • May 1 Deadline for Brand Rerecording or Registration
  • Governor's Ag Ambassador Nominations Sought
  • Volunteer Fire Assistance Grants Available
  • Celebrate National Ag Week
  • Funds Available For Specialty Crop Advancement
  • Feb. 27-March is National Invasive Species Awareness Week
  • SD Department of Revenue Hosting Agriculture Tax Seminars
  • Grants Available for Tree Planting
  • Four Reappointed to State Conservation Commission
  • 2017 Wildland Fire Academy Registration Open
  • Caution Urged When Monitoring Burned Slash Piles
  • Waste Pesticide Disposal Program Hits One Million Pounds
  • State Agriculture Officials Highlight the Importance of International Trade; Establish Priorities for Next Farm Bill
  • Legendary Rock Band Lynyrd Skynyrd to Play the SD State Fair
  • Obtain Firewood from In-State Sources
  • Online Option for Grain Checkoff Payments
  • Big & Rich First Concert Announcement for SD State Fair
  • 2016 News Releases

  • Burn Permits Open Within the Black Hills Fire Protection District
  • Commercial Applicator Recertification Classes Start in January
  • Seriously Twisted Fun at the 2017 SD State Fair
  • Tree from Huron Selected as State Capitol Tree
  • Burning Permits in the Black Hills May Open Later This Month
  • SDDA Conducting Forest Action Plan Survey
  • Specialty Crop Sector in SD Receives Grant Funding
  • Prescribed Fire to be Ignited at Custer State Park
  • Aspen Restoration & Forest Health Workshop
  • Registration Deadline Approaching; Students Encouraged to Attend
  • Fire Hazard and Fuels Mitigation Cost-Share Program
  • Celebrating National Forest Products Week, Oct. 16-22, 2016
  • Grants Deadline Approaching for 4-H Clubs and FFA or FCCLA Chapters
  • 2016 SD Agriculture Common Thread Brochure Available
  • Grants Available to 4-H Clubs and FFA or FCCLA Chapters
  • SD State Fair Shows Strong Numbers
  • Department of Agriculture Seeking Input on Pollinator Plan
  • Financial Assistance Available for Organic Certification
  • SD Farm & Ranch Families Honored for a Century or More on the Land
  • Scholarship Prizes Available for Resource Conservation Speech Contest Prize Winners
  • South Dakota Local Foods Conference in Mitchell, Nov. 3-5
  • Nordby Exhibit Hall Dedicated
  • Buy Your SD State Fair Grandstand Tickets Early to Save on Gate Admission
  • A Variety of Themes and Sponsors at SD State Fair
  • Underground Research Lab to Hold Activities at SD State Fair
  • Dedication of the Nordby Exhibit Hall
  • "Astonishing Ag Articles" Coloring and Art Contest at the State Fair
  • Ways to Save Money at the State Fair
  • Classic Car and Antique Tractor Parade Added to State Fair
  • Team Penning and Ranch Rodeo Added to SD State Fair
  • Rodeo and Western Events to be Held at SD State Fair
  • SD State Fair to Host Chili Challenge and Pork Butt Battle
  • Coal Canyon Fire: Remembering Five Years Later
  • SDDA Available to Answer Questions at Dakotafest
  • Applications Available for Mountain Pine Beetle Survey and Marking
  • Pay it Forward at the SD State Fair
  • Gov. Declares Aug. 7-16 Farmers Market Week in SD
  • Cheese Sculpting Demonstration Coming to SD State Fair
  • Aug. 5 Deadline for Urban and Community Forestry Grant
  • Deadline for SD 100 and 125 Year Farm and Ranch Recognition Coming up Fast
  • State Fair to Host Dole Canned Fruit Dessert Baking Competition
  • Elite Youth Rodeo Contestants to Compete at SD Times Event Championship at State Fair
  • Become the Next Dakota Star at the South Dakota State Fair
  • "Chalk it up to Ag" at the SD State Fair
  • Over 1,100 Ways to Enter the SD State Fair
  • Organic Certification Cost Share Program Available
  • Sensitive Sites Registry
  • Turn Your Junk into "Fair" Cycled Art at the SD State Fair
  • Dept. of Ag Pesticide Container Recycling Collection Begins July 11
  • Changes to Private Applicator Testing Effective July 1, 2016
  • Education in Spotlight at the State Fair
  • Be Safe with Fire this Independence Day
  • SD Ag in the Classroom Seeks Donations of Ear Tags
  • Preventing Wildfires While Baling
  • Not Time to Treat Ash Trees for EAB--Yet
  • Pollinator Week is June 20-26 in South Dakota
  • Emerald Ash Borer Found in Omaha, Still Not in South Dakota
  • Financing Agriculture in South Dakota
  • June is Dairy Month in South Dakota
  • Governor Names Mike Jaspers Secretary of Agriculture
  • Wildland Fire Deputy Director Retires
  • "Cow to Cup" 5K Fun Run/Walk to be Held June 4
  • Governor's Agricultural Summit Features Panels on Policy, Weather and Conservation
  • Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week is May 22-28 in South Dakota
  • Helicopter Exercise at Angostura Lake
  • Deadline for South Dakota 100 and 125 Year Farm & Ranch Recognition is Aug. 11
  • Deadline for Governor's Ag Summit Quickly Approaching
  • Aberdeen Fifth Grader Wins SD Arbor Day Poster Contest
  • Gov. Daugaard Proclaims May as Beef Month
  • SD Ag in the Classroom Announces Teacher of the Year
  • Noxious Weed Control Awareness Month
  • Volunteer Fire Assistance Grants Open May 1
  • Wildfire Awareness Month Coloring Contest Winners Announced
  • Speech Contest Winners Announced
  • Emerald Ash Borer Readiness Training Works Through Response Plan
  • SD State Fair Seeks SD Talent for Sherwin Linton's AARP Centennial Stage Show
  • SD Observes Wildfire Awareness Month in May
  • Emerald Ash Borer Readiness Training to Take Place in Sioux Falls
  • Michelle Rook to Receive 2016 Governor's Ag Ambassador Award
  • 2016 Arbor Day Essay Contest Winners Selected
  • Cronin Appointed to SD Wheat Commission
  • John Kay & Steppenwolf and Foghat Complete SD State Fair Grandstand Line-Up
  • Farmers Market Grower Grants Available
  • Mediation Services Available for Farmers and Ranchers
  • Swint Well Prescribed Fire to Continue at Custer State Park
  • Fire Hazard and Fuels Mitigation Cost-Share Program
  • Two Prescribed Fires Planned at Custer State Park
  • SD State Forester Joins Council of Western State Foresters' Executive Committee
  • Governor's Agricultural Summit to be Held June 1 & 2 in Brookings
  • Huron to Host National Junior High Finals Rodeo
  • Trees in Windbreaks
  • Weed Free Forage Market Growing (Moehring1) (Moehring2)
  • Preventative Spraying & Forest Management Workshops to be Held in the Black Hills
  • Avoid Pesticide Drift During Spraying Season (Gere1) (Gere2)
  • South Dakota Hops Conference
  • Dwight Yoakam and Blackhawk Added to State Fair Line Up
  • Tabor Rec Area Fire
  • Celebrate National Agriculture Week (LENTSCH AUDIO HERE)
  • Pleasant Valley Prescribed Fire
  • Funds Available for Specialty Crop Advancement
  • The Final Brick Countdown: 500 to Go
  • Lentsch to Depart as Secretary of Agriculture (AUDIO HERE)
  • Schmidt Named to VAFA Board
  • High Fire Danger in South Dakota Thursday and Friday
  • Financing Beginning Farmers
  • National Invasive Species Awareness Week
  • Invasive PSA1
  • Invasive PSA2
  • Habitat Pays: Connecting Landowners to Resources
  • 2016 Wildfire Awareness Month Poster Coloring Contest
  • Nordby Exhibit Hall Takes Shape
  • 2016 Wildland Fire Acadamy Registration Opens
  • Gov. Announces South Dakota Conservation Commission Appointments
  • Hazardous Fuels Mitigation Work Taking Place in Custer
  • SD Ag in the Classroom Seeks 2016 Teacher of the Year Nomination
  • Hazardous Fuels Mitigation Work Taking Place at Giraffic Park
  • Governor's Ag Ambassador Nominations Sought (with audio)
  • Stout and Hansen Named Agriculture Development Representatives
  • Thrills, Squeals and Ferris Wheels at the 2016 SD State Fair
  • 2015 News Releases

     

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