Corn #harvest14 has begun

- Here we go!!! — matt bainbridge (@BainbridgeAG) September 29, 2014 It’s official, combines have been spotted slowly rolling across corn fields in South Dakota gathering what could be another record breaking crop in 2014. The evidence seen above is a tweet from Matt Bainbridge, a family farmer from Ethan. The United States Department of […]

Corn Comments 3.24 – Feeding South Dakota

- In this week’s Corn Comments segment, Jim Woster talks about the wonderful partnership between South Dakota Corn and Feeding South Dakota. South Dakota Corn made Feeding South Dakota an important  part of the South Dakota Showdown Series rivalry between the South Dakota State University Jackrabbits and the University of South Dakota Coyotes. Food drives during […]

SD Corn Council elects 2014 leadership

- The South Dakota Corn Utilization Council (SDCUC) has elected their leadership for 2014. Mark Gross of Bridgewater will serve as president, Reno Brueggeman of Miller as vice president and Scott Sperry of Bath as secretary/treasurer. Gross, a fourth-generation farmer in Hutchinson County, has served on the Corn Utilization Council’s board of directors since 2009. He is […]

Corn #Harvest13 video: Gross Farms

- In the latest SD Corn farm video, Bridgewater farmer and SDCGA president Mark Gross discusses this year’s corn crop & the advances in ag technology that allow farmers to grow more corn with fewer resources.

Senate passes 2013 Farm Bill

- Earlier this evening, the United States Senate passed their version of the 2013 Farm Bill with a vote of 66-27. The Senate’s version reduces the federal deficit with the elimination of direct payments and strengthens the farm safety net. Projections show an overall reduction in spending of $24 billion over a ten-year period. “We thank […]

The House takes on the Farm Bill

- After swiftly passing through the United States Senate, the 2012 Farm Bill now lies in the hands of the House of Representatives. Progress is underway today as the House Ag Committee has started to address the 100 amendments that have been brought forward on the bill. The pressure is on as the 2008 Farm Bill […]

Senate passes 2012 Farm Bill

- The South Dakota Corn Growers Association applauds the bipartisan efforts of the United States Senate on the passage of the Agriculture Reform, Food and Jobs Act, aka the 2012 Farm Bill. SDCGA urges quick action to be taken by the House of Representatives moving forward with the necessity of completing a Farm Bill Now. “The […]