Culver’s restaurants donate $600 to South Dakota Corn

- Customers and employees at Culver’s restaurants in Sioux Falls have raised $600 to support and promote South Dakota farmers. Culver’s representatives recently presented a check for that amount to South Dakota Corn, which will use the money to help tell farming’s message. Nick Magera, president of Sioux Falls’ four Culver’s restaurants, said there are two […]

SD Corn Growers respond to EPA decision on RFS

- The Environmental Protection Agency issued a notice today announcing that the agency will not finalize the 2014 Renewable Fuel Standard volume levels before the end of the year. After months of delay, the EPA announced they intend to take action on the 2014 renewable volume obligations in 2015. Previously the agency had been considering a […]

Showdown Series fights hunger in South Dakota

- Sports fans can participate in the state’s biggest athletic rivalry by donating funds to feed hungry families in South Dakota. Saturday’s football matchup between South Dakota State University and the University of South Dakota is part of the South Dakota Corn Showdown Series, an athletic and academic competition among student athletes of both universities that […]

Japanese trade team to visit Monday and Tuesday

- Media Advisory South Dakota Corn Utilization Council 4712 S. Technopolis Drive Sioux Falls, SD 57106 Phone (605) 334-0100 Contact: Randy Hascall, (605) 261-4926 Japanese trade team to visit Monday and Tuesday An 11-member Japanese trade team will tour a South Dakota farm, grain elevator, ethanol plant and dairies during a two-day visit Monday and Tuesday. […]

SDSU to Host Saline Soils Workshop and Field Tour

- To assist farmers dealing with salinity issues in their soils, South Dakota State University will host a Saline/Sodic Soils Workshop and Field Tour in Pierpont, South Dakota (follow the signs) on Tuesday, July 8th with registration beginning at 9:30 am.

Corn Cob Open rescheduled to July 10

- Heavy rains and the threat of more severe weather have caused the postponement of the 23rd annual Corn Cob Open golf tournament, which had been scheduled for this Thursday at Spring Creek Country Club.

SDSU tops USD in the 2nd Annual South Dakota Showdown Series

- Jacks Bested Coyotes 18-9 in Season-Long, In-State Rivalry Competition. South Dakota Corn Utilization officials announced today that South Dakota State University again will hold bragging rights another full year as winner of the “South Dakota Showdown Series”, a point-based, athletic and academic competition between the two in-state university rivals.

SD Corn Utilization Council elects officers

- The South Dakota Corn Utilization Council (SDCUC) has elected fourth-generation farmer Mark Gross of Bridgewater as president. The board of directors also elected Reno Brueggeman of Miller as vice president and Scott Sperry of Bath as secretary/treasurer. Gross, a fourth-generation farmer in Hutchinson County, has served on the Corn Utilization Council’s board of directors since […]

Showdown Series food drive to benefit Feeding South Dakota

- The annual Showdown Series challenge between the University of South Dakota and South Dakota State University continues on the basketball court and also in grocery aisles. From Saturday, Feb. 22 through Sunday, March 2, Coyote and Jackrabbit fans will deposit food in barrels at seven Hy-Vee grocery stores in Sioux Falls as well as Hy-Vee […]

SD Corn Growers elect leaders for 2014

- South Dakota Corn Growers Association (SDCGA) board members have elected Keith Alverson of Chester to serve as the organization’s president for 2014. Alverson moves up from vice president to succeed retiring president Mark Gross of Bridgewater, who will continue to serve as a director on the board. Meeting Feb. 20 in Pierre, the board of […]