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Secretary Even describes new CRP option for producers

Photo by Amanda NolzAccording to SD Secretary of Ag Bill Even, as CRP contracts come out, there will be another million acres that can come back into production agriculture, making an opportunity for beginning farmers and ranchers.

According to South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture Bill Even, agriculture in the state is the number one industry, bringing in $21 billion of revenue to South Dakota’s economy. Secretary Even added that agriculture is 30 percent of the state’s economic activity, and 40 percent of all jobs in the state are related to agriculture.

Furthermore, there are 3.6 million head of cattle in South Dakota and 43 million acres of privately owned land in the state. With these seemingly endless opportunities in the agriculture industry, the South Dakota Department of Agriculture is trying to find ways to facilitate the next generation in getting involved in the industry, as well.

According to South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture Bill Even, agriculture in the state is the number one industry, bringing in $21 billion of revenue to South Dakota’s economy. Secretary Even added that agriculture is 30 percent of the state’s economic activity, and 40 percent of all jobs in the state are related to agriculture.



Furthermore, there are 3.6 million head of cattle in South Dakota and 43 million acres of privately owned land in the state. With these seemingly endless opportunities in the agriculture industry, the South Dakota Department of Agriculture is trying to find ways to facilitate the next generation in getting involved in the industry, as well.

According to South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture Bill Even, agriculture in the state is the number one industry, bringing in $21 billion of revenue to South Dakota’s economy. Secretary Even added that agriculture is 30 percent of the state’s economic activity, and 40 percent of all jobs in the state are related to agriculture.



Furthermore, there are 3.6 million head of cattle in South Dakota and 43 million acres of privately owned land in the state. With these seemingly endless opportunities in the agriculture industry, the South Dakota Department of Agriculture is trying to find ways to facilitate the next generation in getting involved in the industry, as well.

According to South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture Bill Even, agriculture in the state is the number one industry, bringing in $21 billion of revenue to South Dakota’s economy. Secretary Even added that agriculture is 30 percent of the state’s economic activity, and 40 percent of all jobs in the state are related to agriculture.

Furthermore, there are 3.6 million head of cattle in South Dakota and 43 million acres of privately owned land in the state. With these seemingly endless opportunities in the agriculture industry, the South Dakota Department of Agriculture is trying to find ways to facilitate the next generation in getting involved in the industry, as well.


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