September 18, 2018
Soybean producers from across South Dakota recently elected soybean growers, David Struck of Wolsey and Todd Hanten of Goodwin to represent Districts 5 and 6 on the board of the South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (SDSRPC). This is the farmer led, organization charged with wisely investing and leveraging checkoff dollars on behalf of South Dakota soybean farmers.
USDA will be providing farmers payments to compensate them for damages to agricultural markets from the U.S. tariff schedule and trade war with countries like China. For example soybean farmers will get $1.65 per bushel on half of their 2018 production. Michelle Rook looks at how this trade aid will impact both farmers and consumers. Heartland Consumer Report on KELO-TV 5pm News