“Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and your a thousand miles from a corn field.” – Former President Dwight Eisenhower
98% of South Dakota farms are family owned and operated.
South Dakota has over 2,500 farms that have been in the same family for over 100 years.
The average farmer in South Dakota feeds 155 per year on average.
In South Dakota, ag has a $20.7 billion worth of economic impact each year and employs over 143,000 people.
Everyone benefits from the farm families in our state and nation.