What makes up your food dollar?

- Have you ever wondered what makes up the amount of money you spend on food? The United States Department of Agriculture recently released its annual breakdown of the country’s food dollar giving consumers an answer to this question. We’ve visited this topic in the past, but the minuscule amount of money (10.5%) that goes back […]

Corn Comments 5.25 – Jim talks GMOs

- Mobile Link In this week’s Corn Comments segment, Jim Woster discusses the numerous benefits of GMO crops. Thousands of studies have proven GMO crops to be safe, and they enable farmers to produce more bushels per acre, require fewer pesticides and have helped farmers drastically reduce soil erosion. To learn more about GMOs, visit: https://gmoanswers.com

Fans, Farmers & Feeding South Dakota

- The University of South Dakota Coyotes were declared the winner of the 3nd annual South Dakota Showdown Series today, besting the South Dakota State University Jackrabbits by a close score of 14-13 in the year-long athletic and academic competition. But the lesser-known winner of the rivalry between the state’s two largest universities is Feeding South […]

Corn Comments 5.18 – Corn Cob Open filling up fast

- Mobile Link Tune into this week’s Corn Comments as Jim Woster shares details about the upcoming Corn Cob Open, June 18th at Spring Creek Country Club near Harrisburg. The afternoon session is full and morning session is filling up fast, so be sure to call the office at 605-334-0100. On another note, Jim urges our […]

South Dakota: an “agriculture powerhouse”

- Agriculture has always been South Dakota’s number one industry, but now the state has begun to receive added national recognition with the U.S. Department of Agriculture noting the Mount Rushmore State as an agricultural powerhouse in a blog last week. And it’s hard to argue with them. As detailed by the USDA, South Dakota farmers […]

Corn Comments 5.11 – Woster’s fuel of choice

- Mobile Link What type of fuel does Jim Woster choose at the pump? The answer is South Dakota-made ethanol of course. Jim put 320,000 miles on the black Buick pictured above and all of those miles were fueled by ethanol blended gasoline. Jim also uses ethanol in both his snowblower and lawn blower with no problems […]

Will ethanol be a part of Sully County’s future?

- Voting is underway in Sully County until county-wide election day on June 16th as residents decide whether or not the county wants to take advantage of a new multi-million-dollar, value-added economic development opportunity. The project being proposed is Ring-Neck Energy and Feed, an ethanol plant with ready investors who stepped up and are willing to […]

Corn Comments 5.4 – Congrats & Good Luck Graduates

- Mobile Link Congratulations to this year’s high school, technical and university graduates and best of luck in their future endeavors. As Jim Woster notes during this week’s Corn Comments, there are opportunities aplenty across the state of South Dakota working in agriculture. Much of the demand has stemmed from the increased use of technology and data […]

And we have take off…

- The 2015 South Dakota corn crop has emerged in a few fields in the Southeast part of the state according to farmers on Twitter. pic.twitter.com/vebF0T9gka — Frank Kralicek Jr (@bisonfeeder) May 1, 2015 Corn out of the ground planted 4/13. P1151 #plant15 @PioneerSDakota @sdcorn pic.twitter.com/5vi0Pa3rwS — Kayser (@bigkyz) May 1, 2015 Thanks to both Mr. […]

Kum & Go to offer E15 in SD

- Having choices is a good thing. Especially when it comes to the fuel you put in your car as renewable options like ethanol that save consumers money, reduce nasty tailpipe emissions, lessen our dependence on foreign oil and stimulate the local economy. Now with fuel retailers having success with blend E15, the gas station chain […]