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SD Farmers Union donates money to Feeding America

HURON -- South Dakota Farmers Union members have contributed more than $11,200 to Feeding America, a nonprofit hunger relief organization.

Of the Farmers Union states that gave to the Buffett challenge, South Dakota had the highest number of individual donors at 138.

The check was presented to Feeding America during the National Farmers Union's 110th anniversary convention held in the Omaha suburb of La Vista, Neb., March 4.

Nationwide, more than $55,000 was given by Farmers Union members. Farmer and philanthropist Howard G. Buffett will give a $50,000 donation.