Corn Comments – February 6th

- The SDCGA annual meeting keynote speaker, Chris Novak, stressed the importance of trade and export.  In this week’s Corn Comments, Jim Woster, talks the amount of bushels that are being produced.  Those numbers will increase substantially and drive-up yields by 2025. Woster ends the comments with Trump needs to hear the message on ethanol.  

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 […]

Sioux Empire Farm Show

- On this week’s Corn Comments, Jim Woster looks back at this year’s SDCGA annual meeting, then looks ahead to the Sioux Empire Farm Show. The Sioux Falls Convention Center along with the Denny Sanford Premiere Center, the Arena, and W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds are hosting the Sioux Empire Farm Show. The W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds will host […]

Annual Meeting

- Annual meeting is this coming Saturday, January 21, in Sioux Falls. Jim Woster gives an in-depth explanation of who will be speaking and the day’s events in this week’s Corn Comments. The educational sessions are free-of-charge. Registering for the day session by Thursday, January 19, will allow you to eat free and meet our great […]

Campaign tells farming’s story

- Farmers need to tell the story of production agriculture and that’s what South Dakota Corn’s new marketing campaign does, Jim Woster says in this week’s Corn Comments. The latest round of This is Farming shows South Dakota farmers from unique perspectives. And don’t forget, the Corn Association’s annual meeting is Jan. 21 in Sioux Falls.

Corn Comments: SD Corn annual meeting Jan. 21

- The South Dakota Corn Growers Association’s 31st Annual Meeting is Jan. 21 and Jim Woster tells you what’s in store. There’s a strong lineup of presenters and much more. Now’s a good time to register. Read more at:

Corn yield winners announced; 1 entry tops 294 bushels/acre

- Timely rains helped many South Dakota farmers grow record crops in 2016 and that’s reflected in the results of an annual corn yield contest sponsored by the South Dakota Corn Growers Association. Nine winning entries topped 280 bushels per acre. The highest yield was 294.35 bushels per acre in the irrigated category, produced by repeat […]

Showdown Series kicks off Saturday in Brookings

- The popular, yearlong Showdown Series, an athletic and academic competition between in-state rivals University of South Dakota Coyotes and South Dakota State University Jackrabbits, takes center stage at 2 p.m. this Saturday at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium in Brookings. Presented by South Dakota Corn, the South Dakota Showdown Series this year asks fans to “Get […]

New corn manual is farmers’ guide to increased yields and profits

- Want to increase your corn yields? Looking for ways to improve your fertilizer program? Is your precision agricultural equipment giving you fits? A new publication produced by South Dakota State University (SDSU) specialists can help. The manual, “Best Management Practices for Corn Production in South Dakota,” is your unbiased, research-based guide to corn production. Partially […]