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South Dakota State Fair Announces Charlie Daniels Band and Marshall Tucker Band to Play at 2020 State Fair
The South Dakota State Fair is proud to announce that the Fire on the Mountain Tour with the Charlie Daniels Band and Marshall Tucker Band will make the South Dakota State Fair grandstand a stop on Friday, September 4, 2020.


Williams and Ree to Perform at the South Dakota State Fairgrounds in March
The South Dakota State Fair is excited to host Williams and Ree at the Nordby Exhibit Hall on the South Dakota State Fairgrounds on Friday, March 13. Comedian Mark Gramm will open for Williams and Ree.


Become a Kansas City Barbeque Society Certified BBQ Judge or Table Captain
The annual Original South Dakota BBQ Championships, held in conjunction with Wheel Jam on the South Dakota State Fairgrounds, is a Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS) sanctioned event. To judge a KCBS sanctioned event, judges must be a certified KCBS judge.


South Dakota Department of Agriculture Seeking Summer Interns
The South Dakota Department of Agriculture is seeking to fill several paid internships for the summer of 2020.


South Dakota Department of Agriculture Identifies New Insect Pest in Christmas Greenery
A new insect pest known as the elongate hemlock scale is appearing in Christmas greenery sold in South Dakota and surrounding states.


Stock Car Races and World of Outlaws Return to South Dakota State Fairgrounds
The South Dakota State Fair and Dakota Promotions are pleased to announce that a trio of stock car races will be held at the Dakota State Fair Speedway on the South Dakota State Fairgrounds in 2020.


A Perfect Vision of Fun at the 2020 South Dakota State Fair
The South Dakota State Fair has announced its 2020 State Fair theme, “Perfect Vision of Fun.”


South Dakota Department of Agriculture Requests Input to Revise the Coordinated Plan for Natural Resources
The South Dakota Department of Agriculture is revising the 2012 Coordinated Plan for Natural Resources (the Plan) and is requesting public input.


Scholarship Prizes Available for Resource Conservation Speech Contest Winners
Contestants in the 2020 State Finals of the Resource Conservation Speech contest are eligible to win a total of $2,300 in college scholarships.


South Dakota 2020 Forest Action Plan for Public Comment
The South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) Resource Conservation and Forestry Division completed its draft of the Forest Action Plan revision for 2020.


Specialty Crop Sector in South Dakota Receives Grant Funding Support
In September, the South Dakota Department of Agriculture awarded $342,880 to six specialty crop projects around the state.