GrowingOn is going virtual!
GrowingOn 2021 may look different as we move to a full digital experience, but the value of its information is expanded with more topics and new speakers. Join us for one or more meetings to hear industry experts discuss the economy, risk management, crop and livestock outlooks and more.
Navigating the Black Swan: Your Business, Family and Personal Live with Dr. David Kohl
The COVID-19 black swan landed like no other bird, creating economic, financial, social and emotional anxiety. How will it impact trade, consumer behaviors, land values and ag business models? What actionable tactics can position your business, family and personal lives for the future? Be informed and energized by Dr. Kohl’s wisdom and practical points.
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 | 12:30 PM
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 | 12:30 PM
Friday, December 4, 2020 | 12:30 PM
Improving Your Crop Price Risk Management Skills with Dr. Steve Johnson
Over the past decade, good crop price risk managers have improved their crop marketing decisions in an era of tight profit margins. And while the basics of pricing commodities have not really changed, the emotions of making crop marketing decisions have. Dr. Johnson highlights 10 steps to effectively manage crop price risk in your operation.
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 | 10:00 AM
Thursday, December 3, 2020 | 12:30 PM
While the events are free, registration is required. Click here to register.
The SD Corn Growers Association Annual Meeting will take place on Tuesday, December 8th at 2:00 p.m. CST. This meeting will only address the resolution process for the SDCGA and Annual Meeting details. No educational seminars will be in conjunction with this meeting.
RSVP is mandatory to take part in the meeting. A unique ZOOM link for the meeting will be sent to your email the morning of December 8th.
RSVP by December 1st by calling the SD Corn office at 605-334-0100 or filling out the form below.
Saturday, January 16, 2021 | Sioux Falls Convention Center
9:30 a.m. WELCOME
Delaney Howell, co-host, Ag News Daily podcast
Master of Ceremonies
9:40 a.m. MORNING MARKETING SESSION
David Kruse, chairman & co-owner, Commstock Investments
Matthew Kruse, president, Commstock Investments
11:20 a.m. WEATHER MARKETING SESSION
Don Day, Jr., president & chief meteorologist, DayWeather, Inc.
12:20 p.m. LUNCH PRESENTATION
Doug Berven, vice president of corporate affairs, Poet
1:45 p.m. WATER PANEL DISCUSSION
Jeff Zimprich, state conservationist, NRCS
Alex Mastellar, attorney, Rinke Noonan Law Firm
Sally Flis, senior director of agronomy, The Fertilizer Institute
3:45 p.m. THE LAST WORD
SOCIAL, SILENT AUCTION & DINNER:
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Paul Mobley, Photographer & Author of American Farmer
VIRTUAL SILENT AUCTION
Evening Banquet Tickets Cost
$60 for South Dakota Corn Growers Association members
$120 for non-members
COVID-19 NOTICE: Due to uncertainties related to COVID-19, the Annual Conference will be a hybrid event with limited in-person seating. For your safety and the safety of others: Masks are required to attend this event. Seating and tickets will be limited to allow for social distancing. There will not be a band or dance this year.
RSVPs ARE REQUIRED. This is mandatory. No walk-ins allowed.
To register for the meeting, please fill out the form below or call the SD Corn office at 605-334-0100.