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.

Focus on Farm Safety

- September 20-26 marks National Farm Safety and Health Week across the United States. While encouraging safety on the farm is far from a new trend, it is a very important one. Farming continues to be one of the most dangerous occupations in the American workforce today. The folks providing our world with an abundance of […]

Corn Comments: Putting ideas into action

- Mobile Link Jim Woster visits about the positive changes that have taken place across the rural South Dakota landscape thanks to ideas which were put into action in order to improve the world. The old stockyards guy also discusses the success livestock folks are experiencing with the ethanol co-product, distillers grain. Yes corn used for ethanol […]

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: Consider Agriculture’s Opportunities

- Mobile Link In this week’s Corn Comments segment, Jim Woster advises that young people consider agriculture when making decisions about furthering their education via college or tech school. South Dakota has ample opportunities for the next generation to excel in agriculture and the demand for employees and entreprenuers is on the rise. One new educational […]

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 […]

Corn Comments: Become an SDCGA member

- Mobile Link In this week’s Corn Comment segment, Jim Woster breaks down the many reasons why YOU should become a member of the South Dakota Corn Growers Association. For more membership information, visit: http://www.sdcorn.org/for-farmers/membership/ Other news includes the Ringneck Energy equity drive meetings being held around the state. Check out the dates, times and investment information at the […]

Corn Comments: Sioux Empire Fair

- Mobile Link Jim Woster visits about what will be taking place at the upcoming 76th annual Sioux Empire Fair during this week’s Corn Comments segment. South Dakota Corn will once again be at this year’s fair on Friday August 7th, and Saturday August 8th with the Amazing Corn Adventure trailer, Ag Rules Theater, FREE Sweet […]