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Assure and Enhance a Sustainable
Dairy Environment in South Dakota

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Assure and Enhance a Sustainable
Dairy Environment in South Dakota

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Assure and Enhance a Sustainable
Dairy Environment in South Dakota

Dairy Drive

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Dairy Drive

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The State of South Dakota has elevated the need for dairy cow numbers and simultaneously milk production demands in the growing dairy processing industry. The South Dakota Dairy Drive, initiated in 2012 by dairy processors and producers incorporates many activities to meet these growth objectives.

Activities in the SD Dairy Drive include: presence at national Expos such as World Dairy Expo and World Ag Expo, participation in regional forums such as the Dairy Experience Forum hosted by the ADA of the Midwest, and in-state collaboration with South Dakota State University at various events including the SDSU Dairy Drive football and basketball games.

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Policy

Policy Accomplishments for 2019

January 15, 2020 |

An overview of some of the efforts SDDP has been involved with in 2019.

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Legislative Update

March 1, 2019 |

A look at the week ahead.

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Legislative Update

February 22, 2019 |

Bills of interest this session include those impacting agriculture land taxation, bills to enhance school funding via local project excise tax funding, and bills supporting the new agreement for SDSU/U of M Veterinary Medicine 2+2 program.

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SDDP Member Newsletter June 2020

SDDP Member Newsletter – June 2020

June 12, 2020 |

The SDDP Member Newsletter for March 2020 has arrived.

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IDFA Emphasizes the Necessity of Food Availability and Security During COVID-19 Outbreak

March 18, 2020 |

SDDP has been in contact with SD federal legislative offices as well as SD Department of Ag regularly.

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