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SDDA Available to Answer Questions at Dakotafest





SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
NEWS RELEASE

 


For Immediate Release: August 10, 2016
Media Contact: Jody Heemstra, 605.773.4073

 


SDDA Available to Answer Questions at Dakotafest


PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) encourages farmers and ranchers to stop by the SDDA booth during Dakotafest.

 

Staff from SDDA’s five divisions will be on-hand to answer questions on tree planting and care, weed and pest control issues, grant and loan availability, the County Site Analysis Program and more.

 

Dakotafest will be held Aug. 16-18 at the Schlaffman Farm at Mitchell, S.D. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16 and Wednesday Aug. 17. Hours on Thursday, Aug. 18 are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 

The SDDA booth is #3107, which is located in one of the big, white tents near the center of the grounds.

 

Agriculture is a major contributor to South Dakota’s economy, generating $25.6 billion in annual economic activity and employing over 115,000 South Dakotans. The South Dakota Department of Agriculture's mission is to promote, protect, preserve and improve this industry for today and tomorrow. Visit us online at http://sdda.sd.gov or find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

 

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