38-7-30. Natural resources conservation award--Sign--Promulgation of rules.

Each recipient shall receive a sign displaying the words "South Dakota Natural Resources Conservation Award" and "Award Winning Soil Conservation Farm," and the year of the award. The commission shall promulgate rules, pursuant to chapter 1-26, governing the natural resources conservation award program. The rules must include:

(1)    Criteria for selecting award recipients in accordance with the requirements of § 38-7-29 and this section, which must include efforts to maintain grass waterways and eliminate the cultivation of waterways; terracing; crop rotation; leaving crop residue after harvesting; and utilizing no-till farming;

(2)    Procedures for nominating and selecting award recipients;

(3)    Procedures to publicize and raise awareness of the need for natural resources conservation practices, as outlined in subdivision (1) of this section; and

(4)    Other procedures necessary for the administration of the award program.

Source: SL 2008, ch 207, § 2; SL 2024, ch 166, § 11.