Take action to stop extreme atrazine rules

- Farmers have been using atrazine to control weeds in cornfields for decades, but that effective tool could soon be taken away. A draft report issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposes a dramatic reduction in the levels of atrazine that anyone would be allowed to apply. The South Dakota Corn Growers Association is among many […]

Jacks win Showdown Series

- $66,000 is raised for Feeding South Dakota South Dakota State University prevailed in the fourth annual South Dakota Showdown Series. The Jackrabbits outscored the University of South Dakota 16-11 in the competition sponsored by South Dakota Corn.             With a focus on helping to feed the state, the two schools’ student bodies stepped up in a […]

Touch up your golf game for the Corn Cob Open

- Registration is now open for the 25th annual Corn Cob Open, which will be held Thursday, June 16 at Spring Creek Country Club near Harrisburg. The four-player scramble golf tournament will consist of two separate competitions beginning at 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Each will be followed by a meal. Register soon by calling the […]

SD Corn praises choice of Dunn as SDSU president

- Leaders of the state’s two corn organizations commended the selection of Barry Dunn as the new president of South Dakota State University. The Board of Regents announced that Dunn, endowed dean of SDSU’s College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences, will become the school’s 20th president. Reno Brueggeman of Miller, president of the South Dakota Corn […]

Every day is Earth Day for farmers

- Each year, on April 22, Earth Day is celebrated in more than 190 countries to raise awareness of the importance in protecting our environment. To farmers, Earth Day isn’t just a 24-hour ordeal. They work with the soil on a daily basis. And when the time comes to pass their farms on to another generation, they […]

Corn boards to hold conference call

- The next joint meeting of the South Dakota Corn boards of directors will be held via conference call beginning at 8:30 a.m. April 6. The conference call will include directors who are serving the South Dakota Corn Growers Association and the South Dakota Corn Utilization Council. This is a regularly scheduled meeting.    

SD Corn and Skyforce team up for Corn Week

- South Dakota Corn, the Sioux Falls Skyforce and Feeding South Dakota are partnering to host the second annual Corn Week food drive and fundraiser. The Skyforce will take on the Canton Charge on Saturday in the South Dakota Corn Association Game at the Sanford Pentagon. Bins for food donations will be set up at the Sanford […]

SDCGA annual meeting presentations

- Presentations at the South Dakota Corn Growers Association’s 30th Annual Meeting were filled with loads of useful, educational information. For those of you who missed the meeting because of inclement weather and for those who attended but want to refresh your memories about something that was presented, we’re providing a second chance. We have uploaded […]

SD Showdown Series continues Saturday with women’s game

- VERMILLION—In a dead heat for the Summit League regular season title, South Dakota and South Dakota State women’s basketball teams face off in the Showdown Series at 2 p.m. Saturday in a game presented by South Dakota Corn. The Coyotes took the first regular season matchup in Brookings 63-58 last month. South Dakota and South […]

USD men will play SDSU in Saturday’s Showdown Series

- South Dakota State men’s basketball looks to extend its Frost Arena win streak to 27 and sweep rival South Dakota Saturday in the Showdown Series, presented by South Dakota Corn. SDSU took the first regular season matchup of the season in Vermillion 79-75. The Jackrabbits won the last eight games versus the Coyotes inside Frost […]