News Releases

April 29, 2020

SDCA Statement on Presidential Executive Order to Keep Packing Plants Open

Pierre, SD (April 29, 2020) – Yesterday, President Trump issued an Executive Order under the Defense Production Act to ensure the beef supply chain will continue to function during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. This action was critical to maintain a safe and secure beef supply ...

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April 22, 2020

Regional VP's and Affiliate Representatives  The SDCA is divided into regions across the state. Each region is represented by an elected Regional Vice President. This Regional Vice President serves as a liaison for Local Affiliate Cattlemen’s Associations and represe...

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April 9, 2020

SD Ag Land Trust Announces Leif as Executive Director

The South Dakota Agricultural Land Trust (SDALT) has hired Tony Leif from Pierre as its executive director, according to SDALT President Lyle Perman. Leif comes to the trust following his retirement from a 32-year career with the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks...

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April 3, 2020

Members of Congress Urge USDA to Provide Immediate Assistance to Cattle Producers 

Pierre, SD (April 1, 2020) – The recently enacted Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Stabilization (CARES) Act includes $9.5 billion in funding to USDA to provide relief for livestock producers, specialty producers and local food providers.  Today, Senator Thune and Re...

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