SDCorn Blog

You Spoke. We Listened. Now, We Deliver.

- We recently conducted a survey of more than 200 South Dakota corn farmers. You shared with us the topics that are important to you and how you like to receive information from us. We are listening. We will be implementing new changes to reflect what you’ve asked for. You may have already noticed some changes […]

March 28 meeting

- Tuesday, March 28, 2017 South Dakota Corn office 4712 S. Technopolis Drive, Sioux Falls, SD 57106 8:30 AM Executive Committee Meeting SDCUC – Ryan Wagner, Robert Walsh and Laron Krause SDCGA – Troy Knecht, Doug Noem and Travis Mockler 8:30 AM New Board of Directors Orientation 9:15 AM     I.  Meeting called to order […]

Corn Week

- Sioux Falls, SD — The Sioux Falls Skyforce will proudly partner with South Dakota Corn and Feeding South Dakota to host the third annual Corn Week food drive and fundraiser. Corn Week will begin on Monday, March 13 and last through Saturday, March 18. “We’re excited to team up with the Skyforce to support Feeding […]

Importance of agriculture in South Dakota

- In this week’s edition of Corn Comments, Jim Woster gives a sincere apology to all the wonderful FFA students across the state for not acknowledging them during FFA week.  Woster goes on to compliment the wonderful land grant university and tech schools in that state and how they provide a great opportunity to get an […]

Dairy production

- Roger Scheibe, South Dakota Dairy Producer’s Executive Director, has an interesting article in the February 7th edition of the Argus Leader on his thesis Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO).  Did you know, about 80% of the monthly cost is spent on the well-being of the dairy cows.  The article goes on to point out various […]

SD Corn Growers board elects Houghton farmer as president

- Troy Knecht of Houghton is the new president of the South Dakota Corn Growers Association (SDCGA). The board of directors elected Knecht as president, Doug Noem of Bryant as vice president and Travis Mocker of Centerville as secretary/treasurer. Knecht, who has served on the SDCGA board since January 2010, raises corn, soybeans and alfalfa, and […]

Benefits of a land grant university

- The president of SDSU, Barry Dunn, talks about his time ranching and studying animals in a publication Growing South Dakota.  Jim Woster carries on, with his Corn’s Comments, talking about how beneficial it is to have a land grant university that is able to do all this research in the agriculture field.  This research greatly […]

Roslyn farmer elected president of SD Corn Utilization Council

- Directors of the South Dakota Corn Utilization Council have elected Ryan Wagner of Roslyn to serve as president. Robert Walsh of Elk Point will serve as vice president and Laron Krause of Clear Lake is the new secretary-treasurer. Wagner, who joined the council in March 2014, was secretary-treasurer for the past year. His family’s farm […]

SD Corn Utilization Council meeting

-   When: Wednesday, February 8th Where: SD Corn Office                                           Meeting Agenda 9:00 AM   I. Meeting called to order Pledge of Allegiance Approve financials, agenda, and minutes Executive Committee Report 9:10 AM   II. […]

The Showdown Series

- The Showdown Series continues this week, February 4th.  The USD women’s team travels to Frost Arena to take on SDSU.  February 11th, the SDSU men’s team travels to Sanford Coyote Sports Center to take on USD.  Jim Woster gives an explanation on what The Showdown Series is and the great things they are doing in […]