Estate Planning: planting the seed of success for your farm’s future

Estate Planning: planting the seed of success for your farm’s future

- No matter what stage you may be at in life, at some point you’ll likely want to retire. Part of planning for retirement is also planning for your estate and what will happen when you are no longer able to be in control of your farm and the assets you worked hard to enjoy. Farmers […]

SD Corn gears up for virtual annual conference

SD Corn gears up for virtual annual conference

- In just over a week, the South Dakota Corn Growers Association will present its annual conference, starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, January 16th. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and in the interest of protecting all who would like to participate, the conference has been modified and will be an all-virtual event. Although the conference […]

2020: A Year in Review

2020: A Year in Review

- From start to finish, 2020 has been a crazy year and one we will all certainly never forget. From January snowstorms to the COVID-19 pandemic and a dry fall, many of us are looking to put this year in the past and move toward 2021. It wasn’t all bad, though. Despite the ups and downs […]

Annual Conference just over a month away

Annual Conference just over a month away

- Mark your calendars for the upcoming South Dakota Corn Growers annual conference. After being postponed as a result of a major snowstorm in January 2020 and canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic in March, the event will take place in just over a month on January 16, 2021 at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. SDCGA […]

Don Day Jr. to Speak at SDCGA 2021 Annual Conference

Don Day Jr. to Speak at SDCGA 2021 Annual Conference

- Despite a rocky 2020—from snowstorms to coronavirus, and an interesting year in politics—the South Dakota Corn Growers Association will hold its annual conference January 16, 2021 at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. You won’t want to miss this event. After a large winter storm forced the conference to be postponed from the original January date […]

Corn Growers will meet to adopt resolutions

Corn Growers will meet to adopt resolutions

- Once a year, the board of directors of the South Dakota Corn Growers Association gathers to discuss proposed resolutions that will determine the organization’s formal positions on a variety of issues. The 2020 resolutions meeting will take place at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8 at the Best Western Ramkota in Sioux Falls. SDCGA members are […]

Voting should be first on our to-do lists

Voting should be first on our to-do lists

- It’s that time of year when we get to make our voices known. Nov. 3 is election day, as every American should know based on the bombardment of TV ads, the debates, the Twitter arguments and lawns covered with candidate signs. Voting is widely recognized as a fundamental human right, yet many millions of people […]

SD farmers beef up sustainability efforts

SD farmers beef up sustainability efforts

- South Dakota farmers are some of the world’s best stewards of the land. For good reason. It benefits everyone when we preserve and manage our soil. After all, soil is the lifeblood of agriculture. And organic matter is the lifeblood of fertile soil. That’s why farmers are using a variety of tools and technology and […]

Pace of U.S. ag exports is picking up steam

- Exports of U.S. agricultural goods took a hit from a U.S.-China trade war and the COVID-19 pandemic, but they are making a substantial rebound as China boosts its imports and other countries pick up their pace of purchases. The gains are significant because exports are vital to South Dakota’s economy. Asian trade partners are particularly […]