Membership

Ready to join? You can join by calling the office at 605-334-0100.

Not ready? Wondering why should you become a member of the South Dakota Corn Grower’s Association?

  • We exist to protect your ability to farm freely and profitably. Through lobbying and education, we represent corn growers in Pierre, Washington, D.C., and in the media.
  • We alert you immediately about issues that affect your business. Stay on top of legislation, technology and education through our member communications. 
  • We promote your business. SDCGA promotes ethanol, research, new marketing opportunities and emerging uses.
  • We help you get connected. You have the opportunity to network at SDCGA events and to get involved with committees and leadership. 
  • Great incentives. With your membership, you get special incentives plus preferred rates for SDCGA events and the annual NCGA/ASA Commodity Classic. 

Membership Levels

$200 Three-year Membership (SDCGA & NCGA)

  • $90 toward seed purchases
  • Free DTN Ag Marketplace app
  • Free 12-month subscription to DTN Ag Weather Tools
  • 3 Free issues of The Progressive Farmer
  • National Discounts (see below)

$150 One-year Membership (SDCGA & NCGA)

Both 3-year and 1-year members get the National Corn membership discounts to places including:  Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Office Depot, Ford, Commodity Classic registration. Members get a 15% discount on the purchase of Cabela’s gift cards and 10-50% off select hotels worldwide. To view the full list of benefits and services, click HERE

DTN Ag Marketplace app

This app allows you to set goals, make and track offers and manage your inventory.

DTN Ag Weather Tools

As a member of the SD Corn Growers Association, you are eligible for an exclusive offer – a free 12-month subscription to DTN Ag Weather Tools ($250 value).  This powerful app helps you better manage weather risks to optimize your resources and yields.

It offers a unique dashboard interface, hourly and extended local forecasts, customized alerts, specialty tools and more.  You can even configure the data you want to display, including radar, satellite, temperatures, precipitation, storm corridors, dew point and more.

Better manage every day challenges…

  • Optimize spray decisions with insights into wind speed and direction changes.
  • Minimize drift and inversion issues with clear, color-coded spraying risk forecasts.
  • Know which fields to work with current and historical precipitation and evapotranspiration data.
  • Better time operations by knowing when rain will start and stop, and how strong it will be.

Progressive Farmer

As a member, you are eligible for an exclusive offer – three free preview issues of Progressive Farmer.  This trusted publication is built on a foundation of in-depth and award-winning stories that help you navigate the ups and downs of agriculture’s cycles.

Get fresh perspective on topics and issues that matter to you…

  • Weed control
  • Soil health
  • Seed traits
  • Precision ag
  • Finance
  • Nutrient management
  • Farm management
  • Conservation
  • Farm policy
  • And more!

Seed Certificates

With a three-year membership, you receive three $30 Seed Certificates. Use these certificates for $30 off a hybrid seed purchase of $100 or more from any of these supporting seed companies:

  • Heine Seeds
  • Hoegemeyer Hybrids
  • Legend Seeds
  • LG Seeds
  • Mustang Seeds
  • Nortec Seeds
  • Pioneer
  • Proseed