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 […]

Showdown Series Fuels Feeding South Dakota

- When the state’s two-largest public universities compete on the basketball court twice this weekend in the South Dakota Showdown Series, we don’t know which teams will come out on top, but we are sure of one big winner: Feeding South Dakota. South Dakota Corn adopted the state’s largest hunger-relief organization as a philanthropic partner when […]

Corn Comments – February 10

- Livestock Development is very important to South Dakota.  Listen to this week’s Corn Comments for more.

Conference Rescheduled; U.S.-China Trade Touted

- Mark your calendars for Friday, March 27. South Dakota Corn’s 34th annual conference is rescheduled for that day after a blizzard forced postponement from January 18. The good news is that the lineup of speakers and entertainment will be very similar to the original one. “Finding an available date at the Sioux Falls Convention Center […]

Corn Comments – August 19

- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s recent decision to grant 31 small-refinery biofuel waivers is a huge blow to the ethanol industry and to South Dakota farmers.  Listen to this week’s Corn Comments.

Corn Comments – August 5

- The 2019 South Dakota Agricultural Economics Contribution study has recently been released and there are so many interesting stats.  Listen to this week’s Corn Comments to hear some of them.

EPA Approves Year-round E15, but Continues to Give Exemptions to Refineries

- Like all things in farming these days, every bit of good news seems to be followed by a cause for concern. The recent announcement allowing E15 fuel to be sold year-round is certainly a win for South Dakota farmers. However, the EPA’s ongoing policy of issuing Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) waivers to refineries continues to […]

2019 Crop Season Weather Outlook

- The early spring floodwaters, exacerbated by record precipitation events, have finally started to recede. But don’t take off your muck boots yet. According to Extension State Climatologist Laura Edwards with South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension, the wet weather is going to stick around for a while. “For April and even through May and June, […]

Corn Comments – February 18

- SD Corn has been a big advocate of ethanol.  Listen to this week’s Corn Comments to hear about the history and great strides of ethanol in the state.  

Corn Comments – September 3

- SD Corn is staying involved in issues today through the SD Corn Pac.  Learn more about how do contribute on this week’s edition of Corn Comments.