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South Dakota State Office

State Executive Director

Steve Dick

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200 Fourth St. SW
Room 308
Huron, SD 57350
(605) 352-1160
(855) 243-6003

Welcome to the South Dakota Farm Service Agency!

Our primary mission is to help South Dakota's farmers and ranchers secure the highest possible financial assistance from USDA programs and play a vital role to the economic survival of South Dakota's rural communities.

South Dakota FSA is proud to continue its strong tradition of providing customer-based service to South Dakota's producers. Please feel free to contact your local county office (USDA Service Center Locator) or our state office in Huron.

2024 USDA Farm Service Agency County Committee Elections

Nominations are now being accepted for farmers and ranchers to serve on local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees. These committees make important decisions about how federal farm programs are administered locally. All nomination forms for the 2024 election must be postmarked or received in the local FSA office by Aug. 1, 2024.

For more information on FSA county committees, visit fsa.usda.gov/elections.

Disaster Assistance for Producers Impacted by Heavy Rain and Flooding

Agricultural operations in South Dakota have been significantly impacted by recent rain and flooding. USDA has technical and financial assistance available to help farmers and livestock producers recover from these adverse weather events. Impacted producers should contact their local USDA Service Center to report losses and learn more about program options available to assist in their recovery from crop, land, infrastructure, and livestock losses and damages. More information on available resources can be found here.

Dr. Julie Gauthier, Executive Director of Veterinary Services’ Field Operations and Policy Liaison, USDA-APHIS, Answers Questions About H5N1 in Dairy Herds

Dr. Julie Gauthier, Executive Director of Veterinary Services’ Field Operations and Policy Liaison, USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), offers her expertise regarding H5N1 in the United States, its current effects in our dairy industry, and the process and importance of testing your cows to help protect them, your operation, and the dairy industry as a whole. Read our farmers.gov Ask the Expert blog for the full interview with Dr. Gauthier and learn more about available assistance through USDA Farm Service Agency’s Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-raised Fish Program (ELAP). 

South Dakota State Committee

The Farm Service Agency State Committee in South Dakota reviews state and county operations by making decisions on how programs are applied on a state-wide basis. Appeals of County Committee decisions are heard at the state committee level. 

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Receive email and text message alerts from USDA’s NRCS, FSA and RMA while on-the-go, in the field or on the tractor. Updates include deadline reminders, conservation initiatives, disaster assistance, crop insurance and more. Visit farmers.gov/subscribe.