Corn Comments: Sioux Empire Fair

- Mobile Link Jim Woster visits about what will be taking place at the upcoming 76th annual Sioux Empire Fair during this week’s Corn Comments segment. South Dakota Corn will once again be at this year’s fair on Friday August 7th, and Saturday August 8th with the Amazing Corn Adventure trailer, Ag Rules Theater, FREE Sweet […]

Silking South Dakota

- If you follow the local news or USDA crop reports, you may have seen or heard the term “silking” used in updates on the state’s corn crop progress. Silking takes place at the same time as tasseling, and both are a crucial part of the plant’s pollination process, which ultimately determines a farm’s overall yield. […]

Ag Drainage Water Management Webinars Available

- A team of Extension specialists from several universities in the Upper Midwest will be performing a series of monthly webinars (from July through December) on agricultural drainage water management and drainage water quality, with the first one taking place tomorrow, July 22 at 9am. Each of the webinars will provide best management practices for improving drainage […]

Corn Comments: Take Action To Protect The RFS

- Mobile Link In this week’s Corn Comments segment, Jim Woster urges listeners to make comments to the EPA to help protect the Renewable Fuel Standard, America’s most successful energy policy, following the agency’s proposal to cut corn ethanol volumes which were passed by congress into law. If realized, these cuts will undoubtably be felt across […]

Corn farmers on the hill this week

- Family corn farmers from across the country including 10 volunteer leaders from the South Dakota Corn Growers Association and Utilization Council are taking time out of their busy summer schedules to meet in Washington, D.C. this week with lawmakers, discuss important policy matters with colleagues and attend a rally in support of the Renewable Fuel […]

Corn Comments: Tree Planting Farmers

- Mobile Link In this week’s Corn Comments segment, Jim Woster informs listeners about the great deal of conservation taking place on South Dakota farms when it comes to tree plantings.

Take Action to Protect the RFS

- The United States Environmental Protection Agency delivered another harsh blow to rural America in late May when it officially proposed lowering the amount of corn ethanol required in Renewable Fuel Standard. Currently the EPA is taking comments and we urge everyone to make their voice heard to protect this crucial policy. The Renewable Fuel Standard is […]

Alverson to tell EPA the #RFSworks

- Husband, father, farmer, volunteer board member and ethanol-advocating road warrior sums up the South Dakota Corn Growers president Keith Alverson as he heads down to Kansas City to speak on behalf of the state’s corn farmers at tomorrow’s Environmental Protection Agency hearing on their proposed cuts to the volume of corn ethanol in the Renewable […]