South Dakota’s #1 Commodity

- According to a release last week from South Dakota’s USDA-NASS office, corn was once again listed as the state’s top commodity when it comes to economic activity. In 2011, corn grown in South Dakota was responsible for $2.879 billion in cash receipt values, up from $2.065 billion in 2010. The crop’s economic impact goes well […]

Corn Comments Podcast 3.19 – Energy Independence

- Corn Comments Podcast with Jim Woster. Listen in as Jim Woster talks about reducing our oil consumption and the steps being taken towards becoming more energy independent through the production and use of American ethanol. Also, did you know that corn is South Dakota’s number one commodity? It’s true, in 2o1o corn lead the way […]

South Dakota’s #1 commodity

- In a release this week from South Dakota’s USDA-NASS office, a new commodity has taken the top spot when it comes to economic activity, corn. In 2010, corn grown in South Dakota was responsible for over $2.065 billion in cash receipt values surpassing the long-time leader, beef cattle whose receipts totaled $2.002 billion. The crop’s […]