2021 annual conference video recordings

-   Introduction from Delaney Howell     Weather presentation by Don Day     Crop Marketing by David and Matthew Kruse     Water Panel

Gov. Noem hosting call for ag industry regarding DENR and SDDA merger

- Gov. Kristi Noem will host a conference call for our states farmers and ranchers on Wednesday, Jan. 6 at 10:45 am CST to discuss the merger of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the South Dakota Department of Agriculture.    Here is the information to join the conference call: Time: 10:45 a.m CST […]

South Dakota Corn annual conference to be held virtually

-   Sioux Falls, S.D. South Dakota Corn announced today that the annual conference to be held Jan. 16, 2021 will take place on a virtual platform. “Every year we look forward to this event and connecting with farmers from across our state,” said Lisa Richardson, South Dakota Corn executive director. “Due to uncertainties related to COVID-19, […]

2020 NCGA corn yield contest winners announced

- Sioux Falls, S.D. – The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) announced the winners of their national and state corn yield contests. This is an opportunity for corn growers to compete with other farmers to grow the most corn per acre across multiple categories. Out of the 157 entries in South Dakota here are the top three […]

SDCGA Congratulates Vilsack on USDA Nomination

- President-elect Joe Biden nominated former Iowa Governor and former agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture. South Dakota Corn Growers Association Executive Director Lisa Richardson made the following statement: “The South Dakota Corn Growers Association offers our congratulations to Secretary Vilsack on his nomination to lead the USDA. He has been […]

NRCS Presents Excellence Award to South Dakota Corn

- Sioux Falls, S.D. –  South Dakota Corn is being recognized by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) with the South Dakota Excellence in Cooperative Conservation Award. The award recognizes an individual or group’s ability to communicate, innovate and grow for the purpose of improving South Dakota’s natural resources. South Dakota Corn consists of the South […]

EPA’s final renewable fuel rule disappoints South Dakota corn farmers

- The Environmental Protection Agency issued its final 2020 Renewable Volume Obligation rule today, setting volumes and accounting for waivers that it issues to oil refineries. Instead of using a three-year rolling average of actual renewable fuel gallons waived for the oil industry, the EPA plans to use an average of gallons that the Department of […]

SD company develops breakthrough in satellite imagery

SD company develops breakthrough in satellite imagery

- Satellite imagery is an incredibly useful and important tool for farming. However, there’s one problem: cloud cover and smoke from fires can obscure details on the earth’s surface. The founder of a new, innovative company that’s based in Sioux Falls says he has found a solution. “We can remove thin clouds, smoke and haze to […]

SD Corn honors retiring directors

SD Corn honors retiring directors

- SIOUX FALLS – The South Dakota Corn Growers Association (SDCGA) honored seven retiring board members for their service Jan. 19 during the organization’s 33rd annual meeting at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. Five of the seven served on the SDCGA board: Keith Alverson of Chester, Steve Halverson of Pierre, Troy Knecht of Houghton, Mike Nickolas […]

SD Corn gives 4 special awards

SD Corn gives 4 special awards

- SIOUX FALLS – The South Dakota Corn Growers Association recognized outstanding agricultural achievements during the organization’s 33rd annual meeting Jan. 19 at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. The association presented its Most Valuable Player Award to Jeff Zimprich, state conservationist with the Natural Resources Conservation Service of South Dakota. The Excellence in Agriculture Award posthumously […]