Great Plains Indian Ag Summit planned

News StaffMay 22, 2023Agriculture News

PIERRE, S.D. – U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) agencies in South Dakota and Intertribal Agriculture Council (IAC) are co-hosting the Great Plains Indian Ag Summit on June 6 and 7, 2023, in Pierre.

On June 6, at the Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center,  representatives from USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA), Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), and Risk Management Agency (RMA), including FSA Administrator Zach Ducheneaux, will share information on programs available to tribal entities and Native American farmers and ranchers.

To learn more and register, visit For more information, visit a local USDA Service Center or contact Darrel DuVall, NRCS State Tribal Liaison, at (605) 530-5045 or Gail Gullickson, FSA State Outreach Coordinator, at (605) 692-8003.

Persons with disabilities who require accommodations to participate in this meeting should contact Darrel DuVall at or (605) 530-5045 or dial 7-1-1 to access telecommunication relay services.

The Intertribal Agriculture Council will host financial resources and natural resource management sessions on June 7 at the same location.

at the Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center,