Events

Sep
03

SD Corn Pac

To donate to SD Corn Pac, click below.

https://squareup.com/market/south-dakota-corn-growers-association/donation

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Sep
20

Grow Your Way To More Carbon Workshop

JOIN US on September 20!

Learn about building soil health and organic matter with high carbon crop rotation, reductions in tillage and nutrient management.

WHEN:

Thursday, September 20th at 11:00 a.m.
Registration begins at 10:00 a.m.

WHERE:

Wagner’s, Inc. Bin Site
From Roslyn: One mile west of Roslyn on US Hwy. 25 – Site is on north side of the road
From Webster: 11 miles north on US Hwy. 25 – Site is on north side of the road

RSVP:

Cost is FREE.
RSVP to Jim Ristau by September 13 to reserve your free lunch!
jimr@sdcorn.org or call 605-730-3474

AGENDA:

10:00 a.m.
  • Registration Begins
11:00 a.m.
  • Welcome and Introductions – Jim Ristau, SD Corn Director of Sustainability
  • Importance of building organic matter through the use of soil health principles & farm history of Wagner’s, Inc. – Ryan Wagner, Farmer, President of SD Corn Utilization Council
  • How I’ve grown carbon and what it means on my farm – Joe Breker, ND Farmer & 2017 NCGA Good Steward Award Recipient
12:30 p.m.
  • Lunch at Roslyn Community Center (Catered by Frohling Meats, Inc.)
1:15 p.m.
  • The Science and Biology of Organic Matter through Management – Dr. Jose Guzman, SDSU & Dr. Steve Apfelbaum, Applied Ecological Services
2:00 p.m.
  • Soil Health Demonstrations – NRCS
  • Soil Pit, Rainfall Stimulator and Slake Test

 

 

SPONSORED BY:

SD CORN
SD SOIL HEALTH COALITION
SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY
NRCS

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Dec
19

SDCGA & SDCUC Joint Board Meeting- December 19

The South Dakota Growers Association and the South Dakota Corn Utilization Council will be holding their joint board meeting on December 19, 2018 at the SD Corn Office.

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Jan
19

SDCGA 33rd Annual Meeting

SAVE THE DATE!

The South Dakota Corn Growers 33rd Annual Meeting is set for Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 at the Sioux Falls Convention Center.

The event will include a full day of educational programs, followed by an evening banquet featuring music by the Johnny Holm Band.

Our speakers:

  • Ed Duggan, senior risk management specialist, Top Third Ag Marketing
  • Tommy Grisafi, commodity risk management adviser at Advance Trading
  • Eric Snodgrass, co-founder of Global Weather and Climate Logistics
  • Greg Guthrie, director of marketing, BNSF Agricultural Products
  • Floyd Gaibler, director of trade policy and biotechnology, U.S. Grains Council
  • Lynn Tjeerdsma, senior policy adviser for U.S. Sen. John Thune
  • Lunch speaker: John Killefer, dean of College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences at South Dakota State University
  • Evening speaker: Howard Vincent, president and CEO of Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever

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