Protect your ability to farm freely and profitably. The South Dakota Corn Growers Association works hard to defend your right to farm your way.
One of our strong suits is policy work at the national and state level and we take great pride in the work we do. Our grassroots voice has positively affected legislation in these areas and more:
- Water issues
SDCGA continues to tell South Dakota’s agriculture story while facing challenges head on. We strive to create opportunities that advance the corn industry across our state, country and the world.
Dues to SDCGA are not deductible as a charitable contribution or as an ordinary and necessary business expense. Dues are not deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense to the extent that SDCGA engages in lobbying. The nondeductible portion of dues is 100%.
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While supplies last, join the South Dakota Corn Growers Association and receive a SDCGA hat! Call the SD Corn Office at 605-334-0100 to join today and inquire about how to receive your hat.
Meet Trent Kubik, SDCGA Secretary/Treasurer
Trent Kubik started a farm and ranch in 2013 with his wife Shannon and his two brothers Troy and Bruce Vanderwerff. The family business has continued down the generations as a corn, soybean, milo, alfalfa, and cow-calf operation.
“We just crossed the century mark about a decade ago raising cattle and growing crops,” said Trent.
Trent also represents District 9 on the South Dakota Corn Growers Association board. Focusing on policy, Trent says they work directly with state representatives locally in the state legislature as well as U.S. senators and representatives in Washington, D.C. to ensure policy doesn’t affect farmers’ right to farm.
“It’s ensuring that there are the tools available from a policy side that will help farmers as well as not having too much policy and regulation to really harm the way farmers operate. Our primary focus is outreach,” said Trent. “We’re a member based organization, so farmers in South Dakota pay membership dues and that is where our revenue comes from to work on these issues.”
Strong, sustained membership means MORE
Clout in Pierre and Washington, D.C.
Communication on issues that affect farmers
Advocacy for our industry
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