Corn Comments 3.2 – ThisIsFarming.org

- Mobile Link You’ve seen the TV ads, now visit the website ThisIsFarming.org to learn more about South Dakota’s number one industry, agriculture. Jim Woster shares information about This Is Farming and more in this week’s Corn Comments segment. March Membership Madness - Become a new or renewing 3-year member of the South Dakota Corn Growers Association […]

Wanted: SDCGA Showplot Cooperators

- Spring planting will here before you know it which means that South Dakota Corn is currently organizing it’s corn hybrid showplots program for 2015. If you or someone you know would be interested in participating as a cooperator in the South Dakota Corn Growers Association showplots program, please contact Jesse Johnson by calling the corn office at 605-334-0100 or […]

UPDATE: Base Acre Allocation, Yield Update Deadline Extended

- UPDATE: The deadline for farmers to reallocate their base acres and update their yields at their county FSA office for the new farm bill program is this Friday, February 27, 2015 now March 31st, 2015. News broke this morning from the USDA: Farmers Now Have Until March 31 to Update Yields and Reallocate Base Acres; Deadline […]

Corn Comments 2.23 – FREE Carhartt Sweatshirt

- Mobile Link Yes, you read that right. Become a new or renewing 3-year member of the South Dakota Corn Growers Association before the end of March and you will be receive a FREE, full-zip, hooded Carhartt sweatshirt on top the many benefits that come with being a member of South Dakota’s most active commodity organization. […]

Corn Comments 2.16 – Start a conversation

-   Mobile Link In this week’s Corn Comments segment, Woster speaks to just how important it is to tell your story, whether its in person or online. A few ways you can share your story with the non-farming population is to do so on social media. Stay up-to-date on news and other happenings by following South […]

Corn Themed Skyforce Jerseys to Benefit Feeding SD

- The Sioux Falls Skyforce will be taking a break from their regular home uniforms on March 6th against the Grand Rapids Drive at the Sanford Pentagon, and instead be suiting up in maize. These bright-colored shorts and jerseys will be a part of Ag Appreciation night. With images just being released today by the team […]

Legislative Update

- As always, the South Dakota Corn Growers are attentively monitoring the happenings in Pierre during the 2015 legislative session. To see which bills have the attention of SD Corn, visit our legislation page found under the “Policy tab,” or simply click on the link below. http://www.sdcorn.org/policy/legislation-archive/ Another way to stay up-to-date on pending legislation and […]

Corn Comments 2.9 – Soaring Technology, Opportunity

- Mobile Link In this week’s Corn Comments podcast, Jim Woster visits about how new precision technology is being incorporated into South Dakota farms and ranches. Playing a major role in transitioning to these new technologies includes our young people who are vital to the future of the state’s number one industry. Just like the new technology, career opportunities in agriculture […]

SDSU Extension to host Ag Drainage Workshop

- Farmers, landowners and others wanting to learn more about water management principles and practices are invited to attend the South Dakota Drainage Design Workshop on February 17-18 at the SDSU Extension Regional Center in Sioux Falls. The workshop will focus on the planning and design of agricultural tile drainage systems to meet profitability and environmental […]

NRCS Extends SOSM Comment Period

- The Natural Resources Conservation Service announced today that it has extended the period for which it will be receiving comments on its proposed State Offsite Methods for Wetland Determinations until Friday, February 20th. The extension provides the public with 17 extra days to submit official comments, as the prior deadline had been tomorrow, Tuesday, February […]