Salem is a city in and the county seat of McCook County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 1,371 at the 2000 census. The current mayor is Kennth Scott, a long-time resident. Salem at one-time called "Melas". This was to prevent confusion with the now non-existent community of Salena, South Dakota.

What is agriculture law?

Agriculture Law involves farmers, landowners, and others in regards to crop-growing, farming processes, dairy production, livestock, farmland use, government subsidization of farming, and seasonal and migrant farm workers. There are numerous federal statutes that subsidize, regulate or otherwise directly affect agricultural activity. Some focusing on protecting migrant and seasonal agricultural workers, some for financial assistance to farmers and others for the construction or improvement of farm housing and other agriculturally related purposes.