SD Corn Growers, Council Board Meetings

Official Notice Of Joint Meeting

SD CORN Utilization Council
SD Corn Growers Association
Boards of Directors

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

South Dakota Corn office

4712 S. Technopolis Drive, Sioux Falls

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

  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Roll Call
  • Approve financials, agenda, and minutes
  • Introduction of board members

9:30 AM     II. Jeff Zimprich, NRCS – Soil Health Projects               

10:30 AM   III. Break

10:45 AM   IV.    Matt McCaulley – Legislative wrap-up

11:45 AM   V.      Lunch

 12:15 PM   VI.    Follow-Up Discussions:

  • Livestock Bonding
  • Farm Bill Discussion
  • Legislative Discussion
  • SDSU Research Discussion
  • Phenotyping
  • Governor’s Forum
  • Trade Association Discussion
  • Annual Meeting Speaker Discussion

1:45 PM     VII.   Break    

2 PM     VIII.  Board Updates:

  • Executive Committee Report – Troy Knecht
  • SDCUC Budget Review – Ryan Wagner
  • Travel Report Questions
  • Appoint/Reappoint Board Members – Council only
    • Jim Klebsch-District 6
    • Ben Roling-District 8
    • Ryan Wagner-District 4
    • Nick Jorgensen-District 9

2:15 PM     IX.    Paul Kostboth, Department of Agriculture Livestock Projects

3:15 PM     X.      Break

3:30 PM     XI.    Pete Snyder – National Agricultural Genotyping Center

4:15 PM     XII.   Wrap-Up Discussion (Projects/Ideas to discuss)

4:45 PM     XIII.  Trip Pre-Approval

  • Leadership Academy (Application due date June 2); sessions Aug. 7-11, 2017 (Minneapolis, Minn.) and Jan. 28-31, 2018 (Washington, DC)
  • USMEF Board of Directors Meeting (May 24-26) – Arlington, VA
  • Governor’s Ag Summit (July 12-13) – Aberdeen
  • Corn Congress (July 17-21) – Washington, D.C. Delegates: Troy, Doug, Reno, Laron and Scott Sperry. Alternates: Scott Stahl and Al Miron
  • USGC Delegates Meeting (July 31-Aug. 2) – Vancouver
  • ACE Ethanol Conference (Aug. 15-17) – Omaha, Neb.

 5 PM     XIV.  Upcoming Calendar of Events        

 5:15 PM     XV.   Motion to Adjourn