Prevented Plant acres management scenarios

- Prevented Plant Acres in South Dakota Management Scenarios for 2020 By Natural Natural Resources Conservation Service South Dakota  As farmers prepare for the spring 2020 planting season, many are drawing on the accumulated knowledge gained from the almost 4 million Prevented Plant (PP) acres in South Dakota in 2019. Here are five Prevented Plant field […]

Eight corn yield entries top 270 bushels per acre

- Despite one of the most-challenging growing seasons ever, eight contestants in a contest sponsored by the South Dakota Corn Growers Association raised corn that yielded more than 270 bushels an acre. For the second consecutive year, Scott McKee of Hawarden, Iowa had the highest yield in the contest at 291.82 bushels per acre on a […]

Corn Comments Oct.23

- Not sure if cover crops are the right decision for your operation? Jim Woster explains the multiple benefits of cover crops on this week’s edition of Corn Comments!

Corn Comments- August 21

- How much sweet corn is grown right here in South Dakota? The answer may surprise you.          

Corn Comments- June 26

- Are you a member of the South Dakota Corn Growers?? If you aren’t or need to renew your membership, Jim Woster talks about the benefits of being a member and why signing up by June 30th is in your best interest!

Corn Comments- June 19

- It’s proved to be a tough growing season already for farmers of South Dakota, drought has hit and hit hard. But SD farmers are resilient and will come out on the other side stronger than before. Jim Woster touches on those challenges,along with a recap of last week’s Corn Cob open.

Corn Comments- June 5

- It’s time to dust off those golf clubs, the annual Corn Cob Open is only 10 days away! Jim Woster gives us all the details in this week’s corn comments.

Corn Comments- May 29

- Another year, another South Dakota Showdown Series! We congratulate the University of South Dakota on this year’s victory over SDSU for the Showdown Series title. From this rivalry comes something great, 70,000 dollars was raised during this event and was given to Feeding South Dakota.

Corn Comments- May 22

- In this week’s installment of Corn Comments, Jim Woster talks about the impact South Dakota corn farmers have on our state and the agriculture industry. A big thanks to all our corn farmers and everything that they do!

Corn Comments – April 10

- By using sound production practices, farmers are improving the environment while using less energy and at the same time increasing production. Jim Woster looks at conservation efforts in this week’s Corn Comments.