Events


Summer 2018 Newsletter


August 21-23, 2018
DakotaFest Ribeye Sandwich Booth, Mitchell, SD

We are looking forward to another great year at DakotaFest. Ticket requests are running ahead of the last few years and we will need everyone’s help. If you are able to work please call, text or email Jeanne Johnson which day or days you are available to work. As a reminder, all members are asked to participate. Helping with DakotaFest is mandatory if you are selling at the Excellence Sale and/or the Watertown Winter Farm Show.

If you or any business you know is interested in pre-printed meal tickets for customers, please let me know and we can print and mail tickets to be handed out in advance of DakotaFest.


September 1, 2018
Hereford Day, South Dakota State Fair, Huron, SD

Hereford Day is Saturday, September 1st with the Open Show starting at 8:00 am. The South Dakota Excellence Sale Futurity and Steer and Heifer Specials will immediately follow. Check in for the futurity and specials will be Thursday, August 30th from 9:00 am - 11:00 am. The ultrasound for the steers will be from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm on Thursday, August 30th. We are always looking for volunteers to help with the show, please contact Jeanne if you are able to help. Enclosed is a copy of the rules the SDHA Board had adopted for the Steer and Heifers Specials.


November 9-10, 2018
SDHA Annual Meeting and Banquet (Days Inn), Brookings, SD & SD Excellence Sale, SDSU, Brookings, SD

Excellence Sale Entry Form

Heifer Grant Application

Please let us know if you would like to sell in the sale by September 1st. The deadline for pictures and entries is September 5th.

For more information contact:

Mark and Jeanne Johnson, managers
South Dakota Hereford Association
46473 289th St.
Centerville, SD 57014
605/957-5036
Jeanne.Johnson@yahoo.com