SD Corn Champions Thune Rail Reform Bill

- South Dakota’s senior U.S. Senator John Thune and fellow U.S. Senator Bill Nelson of Florida, who respectively serve as the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, introduced bipartisan rail reform legislation (S. 808, the Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2015) that was passed by the committee on […]

SD Corn Utilization Council elects officers

- The South Dakota Corn Utilization Council (SDCUC) has elected fourth-generation farmer Reno Brueggeman of Miller as president. The board of directors also elected Justin Davis of Ipswich as vice president and Ryan Wagner of Roslyn as secretary/treasurer. Brueggeman joined the SDCUC board of directors in 2013. He and his brother are involved in a fourth-generation, diversified […]

Corn Week Raises $9,075 and 500 Pounds of Food for Feeding South Dakota

- The Sioux Falls Skyforce and South Dakota Corn announced today that last week’s “Corn Week” raised $9,075 and 500 pounds of food for Feeding South Dakota. The money was raised via a jersey auction of the specialty corn themed jerseys the Skyforce wore during last Friday’s game and the food was raised via daily food […]

Skyforce corn uniform promo will help fight hunger

- The Sioux Falls Skyforce and South Dakota Corn are teaming up this week to raise money for Feeding South Dakota through a promotion that includes special game uniforms and a food drive. Skyforce players will wear corn-themed yellow-and-green uniforms in their Friday (March 6) game against the Grand Rapids Drive at the Sanford Pentagon as […]

Clear Lake, Dimock farmers join Corn Council board

- Laron Krause of Clear Lake and Jeremiah Freidel of Dimock will join the board of directors of the South Dakota Corn Utilization Council in March. Krause, 54, will represent Brookings, Codington, Deuel, Hamlin and Kingsbury counties. He succeeds Andy Dupraz of Aurora, who completed his terms on the board. Krause raises corn, soybeans and wheat […]

SD Corn Growers re-elect leaders for 2015

- South Dakota Corn Growers Association (SDCGA) board members have re-elected all three officers to serve for another year. Keith Alverson of Chester will continue as president, Troy Knecht of Houghton will remain vice president and Doug Noem of Bryant will again be secretary/treasurer. Alverson, a sixth-generation farmer, farms in partnership with his dad and uncle. […]

Emery couple wins John Deere Gator in SD Corn raffle

- Scott and Amanda Stahl of Emery won a new John Deere Gator utility vehicle in a South Dakota Corn Growers Association (SDCGA) raffle. The Corn Growers teamed up with Noteboom Implement of Corsica, Chamberlain and Parkston on the promotion. Noteboom donated the XUV 550 S4 Gator. Tickets were sold at various agricultural events, at Noteboom […]

South Dakota Corn Growers present awards at annual meeting

- The South Dakota Corn Growers Association (SDCGA) recognized outstanding achievements in the promotion of farmers, service to agriculture, legislative issues and public outreach during the organization’s 29th annual meeting Jan. 17 at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. The association honored Culver’s restaurants as Most Valuable Player in Agriculture, Bryan Jorgensen of Ideal for Excellence in […]

South Dakota’s biggest athletic rivalry helps fight hunger

- South Dakota’s biggest athletic rivalry continues this weekend with the South Dakota Corn Showdown Series. The University of South Dakota will host the women’s basketball game at 2 pm on Saturday, and South Dakota State will host the men’s basketball game at 4:30 pm. Presented by South Dakota Corn, the Showdown Series is structured against […]

SD Corn Growers annual meeting to feature Culver’s CEO, vast lineup of ag specialists

- The 29th annual meeting of the South Dakota Corn Growers Association will include a diverse lineup of speakers who are leaders in their respective fields. The Jan. 17 meeting at the Sioux Falls Convention Center will feature a variety of presentations and panel discussions throughout the day as well as an evening banquet. Craig Culver, […]