Corn Comments: Mayfield to Emcee #SDCGA30

- Mobile Link It’s always a great day to stand up for corn. Membership is vital to the South Dakota Corn Growers Association as we work to represent your interests both in Pierre and Washington DC. For more information on membership, click on the link below. http://www.sdcorn.org/for-farmers/membership/ Among the numerous benefits, members of the South Dakota […]

Farmers Fight for RFS as RVO Decision Looms

- There is much for farmers to be thankful for this Thanksgiving: good health, good yields and decent weather. That list doesn’t include commodity prices as farmers face below breakeven prices that better represent the 1970’s era minus modern day input costs. What’s exactly driving those prices down mostly has to do with the large supplies […]

Corn Comments: Happy Thanksgiving

- Mobile Link  Happy Thanksgiving from the leadership and staff at South Dakota Corn. What are you thankful you for? Many farmers are thankful that Iowa State University Farm Management Specialist Steven Johnson is returning for seven grain marketing meetings across South Dakota. GrowingOn meetings are free and put on as a partnership between South Dakota […]

Corn Comments: Rivalry Week

- Mobile Link The South Dakota Corn Showdown Series rivalry football game between the University of South Dakota Coyotes and the South Dakota State University Jackrabbits is this Saturday, November 14th at 1pm in Vermillion at the Dakota Dome. Both teams are coming off of big wins last weekend and this game has large playoff implications. […]

Corn #Harvest15 Update

- The state’s farmers continue to make progress on the 2015 corn harvest as the weather remains warm and dry. According to USDA-NASS, 21% of the state’s corn crop (roughly 1 million acres) had been harvested as of Sunday, October 11th, which is 11% points behind the five-year average. 90% of the state’s corn crop was […]

All-American wrestler will head back to the family farm

- This article was featured the most recent edition of EMERGE, our quarterly magazine and was authored by our senior writer, Randy Hascall. Click here to read each and every copy of EMERGE digitally. WAGNER – When he’s not wearing Cornhusker red, Robert Kokesh is driving John Deere green. Wrestling and farming are two of Kokesh’s strongest passions […]

Corn #Harvest15 Begins

- It’s official, corn harvest 2015 has begun on a few farms in South Dakota as early-planted crops and warm September weather have allowed cornfields to mature and dry down without facing an early freeze.   According to USDA-NASS, 2% of the state’s corn crop had been harvested as of Sunday, September 20th, which surprisingly is […]

#SDHarvest15 Photo Contest

- South Dakota boasts some beautiful scenery each fall. From bright skies to vast fall foliage and crops being collected, the scenery across rural parts of the plains can be picturesque to say the least. With that said and harvest now underway, South Dakota Corn has decided to host its 2nd annual South Dakota Harvest Photo […]

Corn Comments: SD Farms are Family Farms

- Mobile Link In this week’s Corn Comments segment, Jim Woster congratulates this year’s South Dakota Hall of Fame inductees! Jim also congratulates the century and quasquicentennial farm and ranch families who were recognized at this year’s State Fair. Did you know? 98% of South Dakota’s farms and ranches are family owned and operated. And more than […]

Lingering Goose Destruction and Depredation

- A special August Canada goose season in South Dakota allowed resident hunters an early crack at birds in certain counties as they aimed to fill a generous bag-limit of 15 birds in an attempt to control soaring populations. Population control has been an enormous challenge for the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks […]