Ag United’s Steve Dick will Sit on Panel Discussion at Eye on Agriculture

From weather to prices and trades to tariffs, this year has been far from normal for the agriculture industry. Join us at our fall conference, Eye on Agriculture, taking place on November 13th at the Sioux Falls Convention Center for a hands on conference regarding the challenging year our South Dakota farmers have faced and the financial facets of the current ag market. To learn more about the conference and to register, click here.

Our conference will feature a panel discussion on current ag issues, at which Steve Dick of Ag United for South Dakota will be presenting. Steve has served as the Executive Director of Ag United for South Dakota since January 2005.  Ag United is a coalition of leading South Dakota farm organizations that have membership totaling more than 16,000 South Dakota farm and ranch families.  The coalition includes the South Dakota Farm Bureau, South Dakota Cattlemen, South Dakota Pork Producers, South Dakota Soybeans, South Dakota Corn Growers, South Dakota Dairy Producers and the South Dakota Poultry Industries Association. Before joining Ag United, he served on Senator Tom Daschle’s staff for a total of ten years in South Dakota and Washington, DC.  In his last position with Senator Daschle he served as the Agriculture Outreach Coordinator. In addition, he has worked in public affairs, marketing and political campaigns in a number of midwestern states as well as Oregon. A native of southeastern South Dakota, Steve is involved with his family’s farm near Canistota in McCook County. He previously served ten years on the West Central School Board.  He is a graduate of the University of South Dakota. Steve and his wife, Jeanne, reside in Hartford and are parents to two children, Truman and Eleanor.