#SDharvest15 Photo Contest Winners Announced

- The results are in… But first, we want to say thank you. Not only did we get over 100 awesome photo entries submitted through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, but the finalists received over 1,600 votes as our Facebook fans determined our three prize winners! 1st place – Adam Prunty –  $200 in ethanol certificates   […]

No-Till On the Rise in SD

- Soil health is becoming a buzzword these days as folks are starting to pay more attention to their food, sustainability and farming in general. Of course it’s nothing new to farmers who seek to increase yields and work to keep their land productive for generations to come. A major way farmers can increase soil health […]

Corn Comments: Tell Your Story

- Mobile Link In this week’s Corn Comments segment, Woster encourages folks involved in agriculture to tell their story via social media. As the saying goes, if farmers don’t tell their story, someone else will gladly tell it for them. If you’re already using different social media channels life Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram, that’s great. If […]

Alverson talks corn, carbon and climate at COP21

- Leaders from around the world are meeting in Paris at the Conference of Parties 21, commonly referred to as COP21, to discuss direct initiatives on how to globally address climate change. Among the many discussions taking place, South Dakota Corn Growers president Keith Alverson gave a presentation on behalf of the National Corn Growers Association […]

#SDharvest15 Photo Contest Finalists

- First off, we want to say thank you to everyone who helped submit over 100 awesome photos capturing the beauty and essence of harvest in South Dakota. This strong imagery helps to tell the story of the state’s number one industry. Choosing just ten images was a difficult task. Now we pass that power on […]

South Dakotans Fight Hunger During Rivalry Week

- The historic rivalry between the University of South Dakota and South Dakota State University is one that dates back to 1889 on the football field. With both schools coming off of big wins, playoff positions are on the line this coming Saturday as the two collide once again in a South Dakota Showdown Series matchup […]

Showdown Series Facebook Giveaway

- Rivalry week has arrived in South Dakota as the University of South Dakota Coyotes prepare to take on the South Dakota State University Jackrabbits for the 102nd time on Saturday, November 14 at 1pm in the Dakota Dome. To show appreciation for our Facebook followers, we are giving away three incredible Showdown Series prizes away. […]

Farmers Benefit From NASS Survey Participation

- Prepare your eyes for brutal honesty. Farmers tend to complain about and/or disagree with the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Ag Statistic Service data more often than not, but very few actually do something about it, like cooperate. South Dakota is among the worst and whatever the reasons are for low participation, the trend […]

Brueggeman Brothers Corn #Harvest15

- Ride a few rounds in the combine with South Dakota Corn​ president Reno Brueggeman and get an aerial view of corn #harvest15 on his family’s farm near Miller.

Number of Young Farmers Growing in South Dakota

- This article was featured in the most recent edition of EMERGE, our quarterly magazine and was authored by our senior writer, Randy Hascall. Click here to read each and every copy of EMERGE digitally.   About one-fourth of South Dakota’s farmers are over the age of 65. And many of those have already celebrated their 75th birthday. So, who’s […]