RFS: Cheers to 7 successful years

- It was 2007 when Congress passed a bold and monumental law that put the country on a long-term path of using more American-made, money-saving, renewable transportation biofuels in place of costly, environmentally-damaging, imported oil from nations that despise our freedoms and values. And since President Bush signed the Renewable Fuel Standard seven years ago today […]

#SDharvest14 photo contest winners announced

- Our followers have spoken and the results are in for the #SDharvest14 photo contest. 1st Place ($200 ethanol bucks): Dana Kroupa via Instagram 2nd Place ($100 ethanol bucks): Chris Kinney via Twitter 3rd Place ($50 in ethanol bucks): Cheri Maier-Jepsen via Facebook Thanks again to everyone who participated by submitting photos and/or voting in this […]

The 2014 SDCGA Showplot results are in

- Results from the 2014 South Dakota Corn Growers Showplots are in and available at the link below. http://sdcorn.s3.amazonaws.com/content/uploads/2013/12/Final2SDCGAshowplotdata14.pdf This year South Dakota Corn had eight farmer cooperators across eastern South Dakota who planted 81 different corn hybrids from 18 different seed companies. Unfortunately one plot was hailed out, but the others provided good data with some […]

National GMO labeling bill introduced

- With the growing amount of misinformation being spewed upon consumers about genetic engineering, finding a transparent and science-based approach towards a labeling measure for food has never been more important. Initiatives have now failed in three individual states that would have created a separate mandatory labeling law for foods that contain GMO ingredients. Studies clearly […]

Corn Comments 12.8 – Pre-Register for #SDCGA29

- Mobile Link It’s that time of year again. It’s time to get you and your family registered for the South Dakota Corn Grower’s annual meeting taking place in Sioux Falls at the Convention Center on Saturday,  January 17th. SD Corn has put together another all-star lineup of speakers for this year’s meeting including: Orion Samuelson, the […]

Sustainability leader to speak in Sioux Falls

- Meeting the growing demands for food, feed, fuel and fiber is something that America’s farmers have been accomplishing for decades. But with human populations rising around the globe, the need to meet those demands in a sustainable manner have never been more important as farmers strive to become more efficient while having a minimal impact […]

Corn Comments 12.1 – Membership Matters

- Mobile Link In this week’s Corn Comments segment, Jim Woster shares a bin full of reasons as to why folks should become members of the South Dakota Corn Growers Association. If you become a new or renewing 3-year member of the South Dakota Corn Growers during the month of December, you will get a $25 […]

Giving #FoodThanks

- The week of Thanksgiving reminds us all to be thankful for the many things we have in our lives: family, friends, health, homes, jobs, etc. In addition there is something most Americans take for granted but also couldn’t live without – food. With a growing disconnect between farms and consumers, more and more people have no idea where their […]

Vote for your favorite #SDharvest14 photo

- Voting is underway for the #SDharvest14 photo contest. A number of photos were submitted via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by followers using the hashtag #SDharvest14. SD Corn staff has chosen the top ten entries and they have been posted on our Facebook Contest page for users to vote on. The top three vote getters will […]

Corn Comments 11.24 – Be Thankful

- Mobile Link Thanksgiving is upon us as folks take time to gather with friends and family this week. As you sit down to celebrate, be sure to give thanks this holiday season for the bounty of affordable and healthy food that our farmers continue to produce each year. Also, please say a prayer for our military men […]