South Dakota Corn Growers Annual Meeting Preview- John Phipps

- John Phipps is the former host and current commentator for U.S. Farm Report, America’s longest-running farm TV show. We asked John what he is excited to see on the ag horizon in 2018, take a listen below! To register for the 32nd Annual Meeting click here

South Dakota Corn Growers Annual Meeting Preview- Elaine Kub

- Elaine Kub is the author of Mastering the Grain Markets: How Profits Are Really Made – a 360-degree look at all aspects of grain trading, which draws on her experiences as a futures broker, market analyst, grain merchandiser, and farmer. Before earning an engineering degree from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln and a Masters of […]

South Dakota Corn Growers Annual Meeting Speaker Preview- Angie Setzer

- The SDCGA 32nd Annual meeting will be here before we know it! We wanted to take these upcoming weeks and introduce you to our panelists that will be featured during our day educational session on January 20th. Our first featured speaker is Angie Setzer. Angie has been working in the grain industry for more than […]

Corn yield contest winners announced, nine top 280 B/A

- Timely rains helped many South Dakota farmers grow record crops in 2016 and that’s reflected in the results of an annual corn yield contest sponsored by the South Dakota Corn Growers Association. Nine winning entries topped 280 bushels per acre. The highest yield was 294.35 bushels per acre in the irrigated category, produced by repeat […]

Winning teams score low in 25th Corn Cob Open

- About 200 golfers competed Thursday in the 25th annual Corn Cob Open, a fund-raiser put on by the South Dakota Corn Growers Association. A number of teams scored in the 50s in the four-player scramble at Spring Creek Country Club near Harrisburg. There were morning and afternoon competitions. Here are the place winners. Morning: 1st […]

South Dakota Corn hires sustainability director

- Jim Ristau, an experienced biologist and conservationist who grew up on a family farm, has joined the South Dakota Corn Growers Association (SDCGA) staff as director of sustainability. In that newly created position, he will work with farmers on conservation programs, perform public outreach, conduct research trials and present field demonstrations. Ristau will be a […]

Corn Growers re-elect leaders

- South Dakota Corn Growers Association (SDCGA) board members have re-elected all three officers to serve for another year. Keith Alverson of Chester will continue as president, Troy Knecht of Houghton will remain vice president and Doug Noem of Bryant will again be secretary/treasurer. Alverson, a sixth-generation farmer, farms in partnership with his dad and uncle. […]

Saturday’s Showdown Series contest features world record attempt

- VERMILLION – Competition during the fourth year of the South Dakota Showdown Series presented by South Dakota Corn resumes Saturday when the South Dakota’s men’s basketball team hosts South Dakota State at 4 p.m. inside the DakotaDome. It’s the second game of a doubleheader that includes the Coyote women hosting IUPUI at 1:30 p.m. South […]

Britton farmer wins John Deere Gator in SD Corn raffle

- SIOUX FALLS – DuWayne Bosse of Britton won a new John Deere Gator utility vehicle in a South Dakota Corn Growers Association (SDCGA) raffle. The Corn Growers teamed up with Noteboom Implement of Corsica, Chamberlain  and Parkston on the promotion. Noteboom donated the XUV 825i Gator. Tickets were sold at various agricultural events, at Noteboom […]