Written by Sierra Blachford under the direction and review of Chris Zdorovtsov (former SDSU Extension Community Vitality Field Specialist) and Tracey Erickson.
Photo by: Savannah Angell
Local food producers may be interested in marketing dairy products such as milk and cheese. In South Dakota, the Department of Agriculture is the regulatory agency that oversees applications and other laws regarding dairy production in the state.
The South Dakota Department of Agriculture Dairy Program website has forms and information needed for dairy producers.
For more information contact the SDDA Division of Ag Services:
- Office of Dairy Inspection
Div. of Agricultural Services
Office of Dairy, Egg & Plant Protection
523 E. Capitol Foss Bldg. 3rd Floor
Pierre, SD 57501
Mr. Kevin Fridley, Program Manager
Mr. Darwin Kurtenbach, Dairy Program Administrator
To contact the State Dairy Laboratory:
Box 2104, SDM 112
Brookings, SD 57007