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SDSA Asks Growers to Serve on Board of Directors

Oct 27, 2022

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The South Dakota Soybean Association (SDSA) calls on South Dakota soybean growers to lead. The organization will hold board elections at the SDSA Annual Meeting on December 7, 2022 at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel in Sioux Falls.

A farmer-led organization, SDSA gives a strong voice to its members through legislation and public policy. The organization is governed by a board of farmer-leaders who are elected by the members of SDSA. The board includes directors from seven districts, three at-large directors plus two young leaders.

There is one at-large seat on the board open for election in 2022. Candidates for the at-large board positions may live in any soybean-producing county in South Dakota. All board members are elected to serve a three-year term.

Requirements to Serve

  • Directors must become a member of SDSA to hold a board seat.
  • Directors must live in a county from the district he or she is representing. Candidates for the at-large board seats may live in any soybean-producing county in South Dakota.
  • Directors must produce and market a minimum of 250 bushels of soybeans on an annual basis.

Soybean growers interested in serving as an SDSA director can contact Becky Cypher at (605)330-9942 or for an application. Applications are due to the SDSA office by December 2, 2022.