Community gatherings now scheduled for S.D. producers
Ranch families are invited to attend any of three community gatherings in Union Center, Faith and New Underwood for a free meal and information about resources available as they look to rebuild their ranch operations in the wake of the blizzard.
Resources and information will be provided by the S.D. Animal Industry Board, the S.D. Department of Agriculture, SDSU Extension, other federal and state agencies, bank and loan officers, insurance agents, agricultural industry organizations, and mental health professionals.
Gatherings will be held at the following dates and times:
• Union Center Community Gathering
Friday, Oct. 25, 6 – 9 pm
Union Center Community Center – Union Center, S.D.
• Faith Community Gathering
Saturday, Oct. 26, 6 – 9 pm
Faith Legion Hall – Faith, S.D.
• New Underwood Community Gathering
Monday, Oct. 28, 6 – 9 pm
New Underwood Community Center – New Underwood, S.D.
These gatherings are a joint effort by SD Cattlemen’s Association, SD Farm Bureau, SD Farmers Union, and SD Stockgrowers Association with the support of other industry groups and local businesses.
–S.D. Cattlemen’s Association
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