News Releases

July 31, 2020

SDCA Represents Members at NCBA Summer Business Meeting

A small handful of South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association (SDCA) staff and leaders were in Denver this week representing members at the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s (NCBA) Summer Business Meeting. A big focus of the summer meeting has always been NCBA policy developme...

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July 24, 2020

SDCA Statement Regarding USDA’s Report on Beef Industry “Black Swan” Events

 The long-awaited report from USDA regarding the beef industry’s price spread in the wake of recent “black swan” events provides insight on beef and cattle markets.  Last fall, a fire at Tyson’s Holcomb, KS beef plant resulted in a market disruption that caused great...

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July 17, 2020

SDCA Applauds Trump Administration Rule to Modernize NEPA

 (Pierre, SD) – The South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association applauds the finalization of the Trump Administration’s improvements to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). This update facilitates a more timely and efficient permitting process while also laying the grou...

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July 9, 2020

SDCA Statement Regarding the Beef Checkoff Petition Drive

 July 9, 2020 (Pierre, SD) – SDCA President Eric Jennings issued the following statement today in response to the petition filed Monday seeking to force a vote on eliminating the Beef Checkoff. “SDCA is a grassroots organization with a member-set policy that firmly suppor...

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