The U.S. Department of Agriculture is hosting livestock disaster program gatherings next week for South Dakota producers in Hermosa, Eagle Butte, Union Center and Interior.
Ranch families are invited to attend any of four community gatherings on April 14-15. Farmers and ranchers will be able to sign up for Livestock Disaster Programs beginning on April 15 at Farm Service Agency offices across the state.
FSA officials will provide details about reporting and documentation requirements and information about how the disaster programs will be administered. They will also answer questions.
Three events are scheduled for Monday, April 14 at 6:30 p.m.: LandMark Hall in Eagle Butte Custer County Fairgrounds in Hermosa and Central Meade County Community Center in Union Center. Another is Tuesday, April 15, at 6:30 p.m. at the Interior Volunteer Fire Hall.