- Delaney Howell will serve as master of ceremonies for our education presentations and Eric Snodgrass will give a weather marketing presentation. Here are profiles on the two. Howell As a youngster, Delaney Howell thought the Market to Market show her dad and grandparents watched regularly was “really boring.” My, how times have changed. Now, she […]

- The 33rd annual meeting of the South Dakota Corn Growers Association will feature a variety of educational presentations during the day, capped by an evening banquet showcasing a silent auction, music and a keynote address by Howard Vincent, national president and CEO of Pheasants Forever. The event will kick off at 10 a.m. Saturday at […]

- It would be hard to find a panel anywhere that’s more well-versed on the issues of trade, transportation and policies than the three specialists who will provide their insight beginning at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Sharing their expertise will be Floyd Gaibler of the U.S. Grains Council, Greg Guthrie of BNSF Railway and Jason Hofer of […]

- One of the most popular presentations at our annual meetings is on grain marketing. This year, two top-notch specialists will share their insight as we hear from Ed Duggan of Top Third Ag Marketing and Tommy Grisafi of Advance Trading. Duggan said many farmers will be tempted to pay elevators to store their grain until […]

- Editor’s note: There’s an outstanding lineup of speakers on tap for the South Dakota Corn Growers Association’s 33rd annual meeting, which will be held Jan. 19, 2019, in Sioux Falls. Each month, we’ll profile one of them. In this edition, we talked with Delaney Howell, who will serve as master of ceremonies. As a youngster, […]

- Farmers are participating in two surveys being conducted by the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). For the County Agricultural Production Survey, NASS is contacting farmers in 42 states to compile yield data at the county level. To collect information for the Crop Production and Stocks Data survey, NASS is contacting farmers and grain facility […]

- A South Dakota native will help farmers in her home state improve the health of their soil and assist them in determining which practices are best suited for their farms. The Soil Health Partnership (SHP) has hired Maddy Rabenhorst as field manager for South Dakota, with funding support from South Dakota Corn, NRCS South Dakota […]

- Construction of the Ringneck Energy ethanol plant at Onida will be completed on schedule, but the company may postpone startup until late February. The plant was scheduled to begin grinding corn near the end of January, but Ringneck CEO Walt Wendland said the board of directors might push that back another month. When the board […]

- A number of South Dakota farmers spent their Thanksgiving weekend harvesting corn. It’s been that kind of year. Getting the crop out of the field was a big challenge throughout much of the state, but the reward for many came in the form of high yields. South Dakota’s corn crop is forecast to be 822 […]

- Five grain buyers from Taiwan and two U.S. Grains Council officials got an up-close look at South Dakota farms, a grain elevator and an ethanol plant during a mid-October trade team visit. And they liked what they saw. “The quality of the corn we saw was very good,” said Michael Lu, director of the Grains […]