Notorious Anti-GMO activist to speak at SDSU

- Vandana Shiva, an anti-GMO activist from India known around the world will be speaking at South Dakota State University at the Performing Arts Center in Brookings on Tuesday, March 24th at 7pm as a part of the Great Plains Writers Conference. Her lecture will argue against the notion that “industrial” agriculture feeds the world and […]

Corn Comments 3.23 – Spring has sprung

- Mobile Link Spring has sprung, and the change of seasons has Woster in the mood for poetry. Tune into this week’s Corn Comments to hear his Spring lyrics. REMINDER: Only one week remains to take advantage of our March Membership Madness incentive. Become a new or renewing member of the South Dakota Corn Growers Association before the […]

Something To Celebrate

- It’s likely that most people probably don’t think about where their food comes from when sitting down to eat. It’s also likely they don’t think about the amount of labor or individuals involved in making that meal possible. And finally, it’s extremely likely that most folks don’t put much thought into how affordable the food […]

Corn Comments 3.16 – National Ag Week

- Mobile Link Jim Woster kicks off National Ag Week by saying, “Thank You,” from all of us to America’s family farms and ranches. Here are a few stats about South Dakota’s number one industry (agriculture) that are worth celebrating. 98% of family farms and ranches are family owned and operated. South Dakota is home to […]

SDSU to host Precision Ag Expo in Sioux Falls

-   South Dakota State University Extension along with industry partners will be hosting the Western Corn Belt Precision Ag Expo on March 17 & 18 at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. The event will be focusing on tools that allow farmers to increase their production and profitability. Those who have adopted and invested in any […]

Corn Comments 3.9 – Research, Results & More

- Mobile Link In this week’s Corn Comments segment, Jim Woster discusses the important South Dakota Corn funded research projects being performed at South Dakota State University and explains how important that work is in helping to benchmark our farmers’ efficiency and environmental responsibility as folks continue to grow more with less. Don’t forget about Membership […]

Skyforce Sporting Corn-Themed Uniforms Tonight

- The Sioux Falls Skyforce will be sporting maize-colored, corn-themed uniforms tonight against the Grand Rapids Drive as a part of Ag Appreciation night at the Sanford Pentagon starting at 7PM CT. The game can also be seen on YouTube for Free. So what’s with the funky uniforms? It’s a collaborative effort between the Sioux Falls […]

Restaurants Against the RFS

- In today’s world of fast-food, corporate greed knows no boundary as America’s renewable fuels industry is not only under attack from Big Oil, but Big Grease now as well. The attacks on farmers have been seen from the National Council of Chain Restaurants including Wendy’s, Arby’s, Domino’s, McDonald’s and many more in what seems to be […]

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 […]