Biden names two South Dakota USDA program directors

March 18, 2022

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — President Joe Biden has appointed two state directors for United States Department of Agriculture programs in South Dakota.

He named Steve Dick to head the Farm Service Agency in South Dakota and Nikki Gronli as director of rural development.

Dick formerly directed Ag United, an organization that advocates for farmers and ranchers, while Gronli was the vice-chair of the South Dakota Democratic Party and worked as a marketing specialist with SDN Communications, a broadband internet service provider.