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 […]

Corn Comments: General Wesley Clark to Keynote #SDCGA30

- Mobile Link Don’t forget to attend 1 of the 7 GrowingOn meetings across South Dakota this week and next. Iowa State University Extension Farm Management Specialist, Steven Johnson will be presenting on grain marketing and risk management heading into 2016. Learn more, see the entire schedule and get registered here. While you’re online, you might […]

Corn Comments: Rivalry Week

- Mobile Link The South Dakota Corn Showdown Series rivalry football game between the University of South Dakota Coyotes and the South Dakota State University Jackrabbits is this Saturday, November 14th at 1pm in Vermillion at the Dakota Dome. Both teams are coming off of big wins last weekend and this game has large playoff implications. […]

Corn Comments: E15, a proven winner

- Mobile Link In case you didn’t know, Jim Woster is all revved up about ethanol. In this week’s Corn Comments segment, Jim highlights the success NASCAR has had with the blend E15, demonstrating its safety for use, plus its economical and environmental benefits. The South Dakota Corn Showdown Series football game between the USD Coyotes and […]

Corn Comments: Become an SDCGA member

- Mobile Link In this week’s Corn Comments segment, Jim Woster stresses the importance of becoming a member of the South Dakota Corn Growers Association. SDCGA works to protect the rights and represent the interests of the state’s family corn farmers in both Pierre and Washington DC. It’s never been more important to become a member as we fight […]

Corn Comments: Stay Positive

- Mobile Link In this week’s Corn Comments, Jim Woster encourages listeners to keep conversations about agriculture positive, even with the current lower grain prices. Young people, the next generation of farmers, are listening and they need to know the big picture benefits of being involved with production agriculture.

Corn Comments: SD Farms are Family Farms

- Mobile Link In this week’s Corn Comments segment, Jim Woster congratulates this year’s South Dakota Hall of Fame inductees! Jim also congratulates the century and quasquicentennial farm and ranch families who were recognized at this year’s State Fair. Did you know? 98% of South Dakota’s farms and ranches are family owned and operated. And more than […]

Corn Comments: Auctioneers and Stockyards

- Mobile Link Tune into this week’s Corn Comments segment as Jim Woster’s State Fair prep continues with a preview of the South Dakota Auctioneers Association bid calling contest on Sunday, September 6th at 2pm on the Dakota Land Stage with all proceeds going towards 4-H. Jim is also working on a project called the Ag Heritage Center […]

Corn Comments: State Fair Preview

- Mobile Link Woster previews the upcoming state fair in this week’s Corn Comments segment. This year’s Grand Stand features include Kenny Rogers, The Band Perry, Huey Lewis and the News, Bull Bash and a monster truck show. Crowd favorites at the free stage include Sherwin Linton, Mogen’s Heros and the South Dakota Farm and Ranch Recognition Program. […]

Corn Comments: The Tale of Two Corns

- Mobile Link In this week’s Corn Comments segment, Jim Woster informs listeners about the differences between field and sweet corn. Did you know that less than 1% of the corn grown in South Dakota  is sweet corn, which is the kind humans directly consume? 99% of the corn grown in South Dakota and across the […]