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Strengthening South Dakota's Beef Industry Focus of SDFU Fair Forum
South Dakota Ag Connection - 08/12/2022

Working to hold meat packers and food processors accountable and transparent is a focus of Farmers Union grassroots policy. During Farmers Union Day at the State Fair, the state's largest agriculture organization will host a panel discussion focused on strengthening South Dakota's Beef Industry.

The Sept. 3 panel will begin at 1 p.m. on the Freedom Stage at the South Dakota State Fair. The panel will feature:

- Doug Sombke, president, South Dakota Farmers Union

- Megan R. Kingsbury, Kingsbury & Associates, CEO and president of Western Legacy Development Corporation, a proposed beef and bison packing plant in Rapid City

- Dale Bednarek, Farmers Union Industries

- James Halverson, executive director South Dakota Stockgrowers

The panel discussion is open to all. A question and answer session will follow.


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