Leaders from six South Dakota agriculture groups met in Pierre to discuss solutions for the cattle industry. After outlining challenges facing the state’s cattle producers, the groups agree there is a need for improve price transparency, better food security and consumer and lawmaker education. The groups who met include South Dakota Livestock Auction Markets Association, South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association, South Dakota Farm Bureau, South Dakota Farmers Union, R-CALF USA and South Dakota Stockgrowers Association. Leaders plan to meet again to further define these solutions.
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