Senate Bill 179 Defeated

- Senate Bill 179, an act to “provide for a uniform county drainage permit application form and to remove the maximum limit for drainage permit fees,” was defeated 6-1 today in the Senate Local Government Committee after an onslaught of opposition from six different agricultural organizations, several farmers, county commissioners and various water management consultants. An […]

NO on SB 179

- We understand that committee testimony on SB 179 has been postponed until Wednesday February 13th at 7:45am. It was originally scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday February 6th. We have been hearing from a number of farmers and want everyone to know that we are opposed to Senate Bill 179 “provide for a uniform county drainage permit […]

Corn Growers Progress in Pierre

-   The South Dakota Corn Growers Association board directors and staff gathered at the state capitol on Wednesday and Thursday to meet with legislators to discuss current topics and legislation. 81 legislators joined the Corn Growers and the American Coalition for Ethanol on Wednesday night at View 34 in Pierre for “An Enchanted Evening with […]

South Dakota Corn Growers progress in Pierre

-   The South Dakota Corn Growers Association board directors and staff gathered at the state capitol on Wednesday and Thursday to meet with legislators to discuss current topics and legislation. 69 legislators joined South Dakota Corn and the American Coalition for Ethanol on Wednesday night at View 34 in Pierre for “An Enchanted Evening with […]