NAFTA is good for South Dakota and U.S.

- The North American Free Trade Agreement is vital to the economies of the United States and its two closest neighbors. And the impact is just as significant in our state, which is why the South Dakota Corn Growers Association has vigorously advocated for approval of a renegotiated pact. Margins are tight on the farm and […]

SD Corn praises support for E15 sales

- President Trump’s public commitment today to allow year-round sales of 15-percent ethanol blends was well-received by the South Dakota Corn Growers Association. “A policy change that opens the door for year-round sales of E-15 is something we’ve been pushing for years,” SDCGA President Troy Knecht of Houghton said. “This would give consumers another cost-saving option […]

South Dakota Corn Growers Association Statement on proposed tariffs and trade with China

- South Dakota Corn Growers Association statement on proposed tariffs and trade with China The following is a statement from South Dakota Corn Growers Association President Troy Knecht on proposed tariffs and trade with China. “There was never a doubt that China would retaliate; we just didn’t know how soon. Now that they’ve acted upon their threats, […]

South Dakota Corn Growers, Utilization Council elect officers

- Two organizations that represent South Dakota’s corn farmers have elected officers for the following year. The South Dakota Corn Growers Association board of directors elected Troy Knecht of Houghton as president, Doug Noem of Bryant as vice president and Scott Stahl of Emery as secretary/treasurer. Directors of the South Dakota Corn Utilization Council have re-elected […]

SDCGA 32nd Annual Meeting- Daytime Presentations

- We had another successful Annual Meeting and we couldn’t be more grateful to all those who attended and our speakers as well! Below are the presentations from, John Phipps, Emily Skor, Mike Dwyer and Patricia Wolff   John Phipps Presentation Emily Skor Presentation- Condensed Mike Dwyer Presentation Patricia Wolff Presentation

South Dakota Corn Growers Annual Meeting Speaker Preview- Patricia Wolff

- Patricia Wolff, who is the senior director of congressional relations for the American Farm Bureau Federation had some great things to say on what she looks forward to in the ag world for 2018. Take a listen below! To sign up for the 32nd Annual Meeting click here pat-wolff-audio-for-sdc

Corn yield winners break state record

- Corn yield winners break state record Two entries in annual contest top 300-bushel mark (December 19, 2017) – Brothers from the Davis-Hurley area harvested state-record yields in an annual corn yield contest sponsored by the South Dakota Corn Growers Association. Steve Hagena had the highest yield in the state at 312.9 bushels per acre, giving […]

South Dakota Corn Growers Annual Meeting Preview- John Phipps

- John Phipps is the former host and current commentator for U.S. Farm Report, America’s longest-running farm TV show. We asked John what he is excited to see on the ag horizon in 2018, take a listen below! To register for the 32nd Annual Meeting click here

South Dakota Corn Growers Annual Meeting Preview- Elaine Kub

- Elaine Kub is the author of Mastering the Grain Markets: How Profits Are Really Made – a 360-degree look at all aspects of grain trading, which draws on her experiences as a futures broker, market analyst, grain merchandiser, and farmer. Before earning an engineering degree from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and a Masters of […]