Dairy Production Statistics
Dairy farmers provide more than milk. They bring jobs and economic activity to communities by supporting local businesses and contributing to the community tax base.
What's New in South Dakota
Midwest Dairy Awards Four South Dakota Schools with Prizes, NFL Player Visits for Fuel Up to Play 60 Program EffortsThis school year, four South Dakota schools are being rewarded for their efforts to get active, eat healthy and make a difference in their schools. Students and adult advisors at Garfield Elementary in Sioux Falls and Woonsocket Elementary in Woonsocket earned Grand Prize honors in the state’s Fuel Up to Play 60 School Champions contest. Robert Frost Elementary in Sioux Falls took second place, and Edison Middle School claimed third prize in the contest.
South Dakota Highlights
South Dakota Checkoff Highlights
A summary of checkoff activities in South Dakota and the region.Download PDF
South Dakota Dairy Princess
The South Dakota Dairy Princess has served as the state's official goodwill ambassador for the dairy industry for 58 years. The dairy princess typically makes appearances at consumer events, provides media interviews and helps to inform people about dairy farmers' dedication to their work, as well as communicating the importance of dairy products in our diet.