The South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (SDSRPC) is the farmer-led organization charged with wisely investing & leveraging checkoff dollars on behalf of South Dakota soybean farmers.
The SDSRPC board of directors includes farmer-leaders from 7 districts.
There are two seats on the board eligible for election. One director will be elected from each of the following districts: five and six.
Requirements: A candidate must be a participating grower in the soybean checkoff and a resident of the district he or she wishes to represent.
District Five: consists of Beadle, Jerauld, Hand, Hyde, Hughes, Buffalo, Lyman, Gregory, Tripp, Jones, Mellette, Todd, Haakon, Jackson, Bennett, Pennington, Shannon, Custer, and Fall River counties.
District Six: consists of Codington, Deuel, Grant, Hamlin, and Kingsbury counties.
If you are interested in serving on the board of directors for SDSRPC, contact the SDSRPC office at 605.330.9942 for an application and petition. Petitions must be completed and returned to the SDSRPC office by 4:30 pm on April 16, 2018.
If more than one eligible candidate completes a petition in each district, then district elections will be May 14 – June 15, 2018.