In The News

2017 Agronomy Conference Announced

Don't miss the 2017 Agronomy Conference, December 13 & 14!  As usual, the conference offers 20 CEU's to meet your continuing education requirements.  While brochures aren't ready yet, we do have preliminary information and a link to register on our website here: Agronomy Conference.  

Registration is Open for Ag Expo

Register now to attend Ag Expo 2018, to be held January 17-18 at the Convention Center in Sioux Falls!  Register here.

2018 TAL (Tomorrow’s Agriculture Leaders) Class is Named

SDABA is pleased you announce that ten applicants were selected for the first-ever TAL Class!  The following SDABA members make up the 2018 TAL Class:
Kyle Gustafson, Winfield United
Eric Miedema, SDWG
John Muske, CHS Inc.
Chris Redfield, Winfield United
Eric Paulson, NCFE
Mark Schaffner, CHS Inc.
Matt Thompson, FMC
Jordan Thull, Legend Seeds
Kristyne Thull, Legend Seeds
Tara Tschetter, NCFE


Regulatory Alerts

Worker Protection Standard - How to Comply:  The Worker Protection Standard (WPS) is a federal EPA regulation that primarily protects workers (people employed to perform work activities related to the production of agricultural plants) and pesticide handlers (people employed to mix, load or apply pesticides). On November 2, 2015, EPA revised the WPS, making significant changes to the rule’s requirements.  Click here to continue reading.

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Items of Interest

October 13, 2017

EPA and States' Collective Efforts Lead to Regulatory Action on Dicamba

WASHINGTON (OCTOBER 13, 2017) — EPA has reached an agreement with Monsanto, BASF and DuPont on measures to further minimize the potential for drift to damage neighboring crops from the use of dicamba formulations used to control weeds in genetically modified cotton and soybeans. New requirements for the use of dicamba "over the top" (application to growing plants) will allow farmers to make informed choices for seed purchases for the 2018 growing season.  Read more here...