Agriculture



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 TitleShort DescriptionPublic Hearing DatesInterim Commitee HearingComment Deadline 
Sale of Bottled Raw Milk for Human Consumption These proposed rules will clarify and organize existing rules pertaining to bottled raw milk for human consumption and set basic sanitary and labeling standards for the product. 10/09/2013 11/12/2013 10/21/2013
Value Added Agriculture Subfund These proposed rules will enhance the Value Added Agriculture Subfund to fill the gaps in financing new project development for agricultural purposes. 09/26/2013 11/12/2013 10/11/2013
Agricultural Mediation The effect of the proposed rule will be to make changes to the agricultural Farm Loan Mediation Program and adopt new rules for the expansion of the mediation program for federal lands mediation and oil and gas mediation. 09/09/2014 11/12/2014 09/09/2014
12:68:06:11 Importation of Animals Amend a rule to relax quarantine requirements for baby calves moving into South Dakota. 07/15/2014 08/12/2014 07/14/2014
Value Added Agribusiness Relending Program rules changes The effect of the proposed rule will be to make changes to the Value Added Agribusiness Relending Program. The reason for adopting the proposed rule is to enhance the definition of “Rural Area” and to increase the loan amount as a percent of total project costs. Public Hearing available via Conference Call: 866.410.8397 Conference Code: 6579820148 05/28/2015 07/20/2015 05/28/2015
Add Japanese beetle and tarragon to the local noxious weed and declared pest list. The reason for adopting the proposed rules is to allow counties to be able to request Japanese beetle & tarragon as a locally declared noxious weed or pest in their county. 04/09/2015 04/09/2015 04/08/2015
Establish Water Drainage Mediation Program The effect of the proposed rule will be to establish a Water Drainage Mediation program within the department’s Agricultural Mediation Program rules. 07/30/2015 08/10/2015
Health Requirements for Animals Repeal rule number 12:02:10:01 Health Requirements for Animals 05/13/2016 05/23/2016
Value Added Subfund Allow the board to fund more than one study each year. 05/19/2016 06/01/2016 05/19/2016
Ag Services Rules Change – Reference & Standards Updates Updating reference manuals used for dairy, fertilizer and seed. Also updating standards for containment pads when loading fertilizer. 10/25/2016 11/14/2016 11/04/2016