2018 Keyword - Agriculture and Horticulture

HB 1015repeal the use of explosives, pyrotechnics, and fireworks for the protection of sunflower crops from depredating birds. 
HB 1036revise certain provisions regarding the agricultural mediation program. 
HB 1037revise certain provisions regarding the South Dakota State Fair. 
HB 1089repeal the South Dakota certified beef program and to transfer remaining funds from the South Dakota certified beef fund. 
HB 1094revise certain provisions regarding limitations on licensees engaged in the business of making loans. 
HB 1115revise certain provisions regarding crop liens. 
HB 1214revise certain provisions regarding the State Conservation Commission and conservation districts. 
HB 1243revise provisions related to the hold or sale of certain livestock. 
HB 1264authorize the construction of the precision agriculture building and certain renovations at South Dakota State University, to make an appropriation therefor, and to declare an emergency. 
SB 26revise certain provisions regarding public grain buyers. 
SB 29increase the amount authorized for certain brand fees and to authorize an expedited registration fee. 
SB 33repeal certain mediation programs regarding damages from oil and gas development and disputes over drainage of water. 
SB 34revise certain provisions regarding registration for pesticide products. 
SB 55revise certain provisions regarding the tax on endoparasiticides and ectoparasiticides. 
SB 156revise certain provisions regarding brand inspections. 
SB 157establish a bid process for the haying of certain interstate and highway medians. 
SB 166repeal certain provisions regarding the inspection of moisture and protein-measuring devices. 
SB 179provide certain provisions regarding aerial applicators. 
SB 194revise certain provisions regarding registration fees of pesticide products and create the precision agriculture building fund. 
SB 205authorize the production and sale of industrial hemp. 
SB 209revise certain provisions regarding the Nutrient Research and Education Council.