Top 5 Blog Posts in 2015

- Below are the 5 most-read South Dakota Corn blog posts from 2015. All-American wrestler will head back to the family farm Number of Young Farmers Growing in South Dakota Notorious Anti-GMO activist to speak at SDSU SD Farmers Harvest 2nd Largest Corn Crop Sully County Voters Approve Ethanol Zoning South Dakota Corn appreciates all of […]

Got a drone? Get it registered

-   The latest tool in precision agriculture is high-flying, aerial photography/light sensory taken via drone aka unmanned aircraft system commonly referred to as UAS. Their popularity is picking up among photographers, hobbyists and farmers who are using different software systems to monitor crop stress, excess moisture, pest pressure and nutrient deficiency in fields. Regulating these […]

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 […]

No-Till On the Rise in SD

- Soil health is becoming a buzzword these days as folks are starting to pay more attention to their food, sustainability and farming in general. Of course it’s nothing new to farmers who seek to increase yields and work to keep their land productive for generations to come. A major way farmers can increase soil health […]

Corn Comments: Tell Your Story

- Mobile Link In this week’s Corn Comments segment, Woster encourages folks involved in agriculture to tell their story via social media. As the saying goes, if farmers don’t tell their story, someone else will gladly tell it for them. If you’re already using different social media channels life Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram, that’s great. If […]

Alverson talks corn, carbon and climate at COP21

- Leaders from around the world are meeting in Paris at the Conference of Parties 21, commonly referred to as COP21, to discuss direct initiatives on how to globally address climate change. Among the many discussions taking place, South Dakota Corn Growers president Keith Alverson gave a presentation on behalf of the National Corn Growers Association […]

Corn Comments: General Wesley Clark to Keynote #SDCGA30

- Mobile Link Don’t forget to attend 1 of the 7 GrowingOn meetings across South Dakota this week and next. Iowa State University Extension Farm Management Specialist, Steven Johnson will be presenting on grain marketing and risk management heading into 2016. Learn more, see the entire schedule and get registered here. While you’re online, you might […]

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 […]

#SDharvest15 Photo Contest Finalists

- First off, we want to say thank you to everyone who helped submit over 100 awesome photos capturing the beauty and essence of harvest in South Dakota. This strong imagery helps to tell the story of the state’s number one industry. Choosing just ten images was a difficult task. Now we pass that power on […]