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DANR Announces More Than $243.7 Million for South Dakota Environmental Projects
DANR Announces More Than $243.7 Million for South Dakota Environmental Projects


DANR Encourages Farmers and Ranchers to Sign Up for the 2022 Census of Agriculture
DANR Encourages Farmers and Ranchers to Sign Up for the 2022 Census of Agriculture


DANR Releases Complete Agenda for the 2022 Governor’s Agricultural Summit
Registration is now open for the 2022 South Dakota Governor’s Agricultural Summit (Ag Summit).


DANR Announces More Than $98 Million for South Dakota Environmental Projects
DANR announced the Board of Water and Natural Resources has approved $98,703,620 in grants and loans for drinking water, wastewater, and solid waste projects in South Dakota.

Registration Open for South Dakota’s Largest Classroom at the SD State Fair
Registration Open for South Dakota’s Largest Classroom at the SD State Fair


Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed Near Crooks
DANR Forest Health Team has confirmed the presence of EAB in Minnehaha County near Crooks


Alt Rockers Everclear to be Support Act for Stone Temple Pilots at 2022 State Fair
The South Dakota State Fair and C&B Operations welcome Everclear as the support act for Stone Temple Pilots at the Fair Grandstand on Friday, September 2.


DEX Construction Underway
Construction on the DEX: Dakota Events CompleX has begun on the South Dakota State Fairgrounds.

Walt Bones Named 2022 Governor’s Ag Ambassador
Walt Bones of Chancellor has been named the 2022 Governor’s Ag Ambassador Award recipient.


Arbor Day Creative Writing Contest Winners Selected
Arbor Day Creative Writing Contest Winners Selected


Sioux Falls Fifth Grader Wins South Dakota Arbor Day Poster Contest
A fifth-grade student at Frontier Elementary School in Sioux Falls is the winner of the 2022 South Dakota Arbor Day Poster Contest


Red Wilk Construction Tuff Hedeman Bull Bash and ATV Big Air Tour Return to the 2022 State Fair
The South Dakota State Fair welcomes the Red Wilk Construction Tuff Hedeman Bull Bash and ATV Big Air Tour sponsored by American Bank & Trust back to the Fair Grandstand this year.


Josh Turner & Elle King to Co-Headline at the 2022 SD State Fair
The South Dakota State Fair and Pioneer welcome Josh Turner and Elle King to the SD State Fair grandstand on Saturday, September 3.


South Dakota State Fair Admission Passes Available for the Read & Win Program
Free 2022 State Fair admission passes are now available for the Read & Win program.


DANR Announces More Than $1.1 Billion for South Dakota Environmental Projects
The South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources (DANR) announced the Board of Water and Natural Resources has approved $1,103,257,865 in grants and loans for drinking water and wastewater projects in South Dakota.

DANR Announces More Than $430 Million for South Dakota Rural Water System Projects
The South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources (DANR) announced the Board of Water and Natural Resources has approved $430,651,683 in grants and loans for rural water systems throughout South Dakota.

DANR Announces More Than $38 million for Central South Dakota Water and Wastewater Projects
The South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources (DANR) announced the Board of Water and Natural Resources has approved $38,747,680 in grants and loans for drinking water and wastewater projects in central South Dakota.

DANR Announces More Than $79 Million for Minnehaha and Lincoln County Water and Wastewater Projects
The South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources (DANR) announced the Board of Water and Natural Resources has approved $79,081,776 in grants and loans for drinking water and wastewater projects in Minnehaha and Lincoln counties in South Dakota.

DANR Announces More Than $209 Million for Northeast South Dakota Water and Wastewater Projects
The South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources (DANR) announced the Board of Water and Natural Resources has approved $209,827,641 in grants and loans for drinking water and wastewater projects in northeast South Dakota.

DANR Announces More Than $160 million for Southeast South Dakota Water and Wastewater Projects
The South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources (DANR) announced the Board of Water and Natural Resources has approved $160,463,900 in grants and loans for drinking water and wastewater projects in southeast South Dakota.

DANR Announces More Than $183 Million for Western South Dakota Environmental Projects
The South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources (DANR) announced the Board of Water and Natural Resources has approved $183,977,300 in grants and loans for drinking water and wastewater projects in western South Dakota.


State Fair Seeks Guest Entertainers for Centennial Stage
The State Fair extends an open invitation for entertainers to submit resumes and contact information for consideration to perform in one of the featured segments on the Centennial Stage during the 2022 South Dakota State Fair.


EPA Authorizes Use of Enlist Products in all South Dakota Counties
This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved the use of Enlist One and Enlist Duo in all South Dakota counties.