South Dakota Farmers Union will host an informational meeting Monday in Redfield to discuss grain buyer and grain warehouse laws in South Dakota and North Dakota. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. at the Redfield American Legion Hall, 612 N. Main St., and is open to the public.
South Dakota Public Utilities Commission vice chairman Chris Nelson and representatives from North Dakota and South Dakota’s grain buyer and grain warehouse regulatory staff will attend. They will present information on state laws and rules for grain buying and warehousing.
Nelson plans to discuss recent legislation regarding grain buyer and warehouse legislation that passed the 2013 South Dakota Legislature and possible adjustments. Jim Mehlhaff, the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission’s warehouse division director, will give a presentation about South Dakota’s licensing and inspection program.