A message to Non-Operator Land Owners who own land in South Dakota
If you're reading this, there's a good chance you own land in South Dakota but don't actively farm it yourself. And there's also a good chance you want to care for that land and other resources on your farm or ranch.
That's why we'd like to either begin or extend a conservation conversation with you.
We're excited and ready to work with you and your tenant to improve soil health on your land whenever you’re ready. Our one-one-one, personalized conservation advice is provided free to you, and we can set up an appointment with you for a free on-farm site visit. In addition, there could be cost-share and other funding incentives for many conservation improvements.
If you have a specific practice in mind, have questions, or would just like to talk with a professional conservationist to explore your opportunities and learn about the principles of soil health, feel free to call us.
Conservation districts in South Dakota and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service hope this website, which was established to make it easier for non-operator landowners to learn more about what can be done on their land, is helpful to you. We'll continue to add new information on soil health and other conservation improvements, and that points you to local activities.
Again, thank you for your interest and please don’t hesitate to call on us.