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 […]

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. […]

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. […]

Corn Comments: Fight hunger, win Showdown Series prizes

- Mobile Link In this week’s Corn Comments segment, Jim Woster encourages listeners to donate to Feeding South Dakota for a chance to win one of four great South Dakota Corn Showdown Series prizes. Grand prize includes a (SDSU or USD) helmet autographed by either USD head football coach Joe Glenn or SDSU head football coach John Stiegelmeier […]

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 […]

Saline/Sodic Soil Information Available

- In South Dakota, saline and sodic soils are a serious problem as they inhibit plant growth and productivity. These soils affect an estimated 7.6 million acres of farmland across the state, concentrated mostly in the Upper James River area. Due to increased precipitation over the past decades the problem continues to get worse. The South […]

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: 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: Showdown Series Shines

- Mobile Link In this week’s Corn Comments segment, Jim Woster highlights this year’s South Dakota Corn Showdown Series, a rivalry competition based on academics and athletics between South Dakota State University and the University of South Dakota, which the Coyotes won by a score of 14-13.

SDSU to host Saline/Sodic Soil Workshops

- Have you ever noticed a field with streaks of white accents in amongst topsoil in unproductive areas? Those trouble spots are most likely due to excess salinity aka salt build-ups in the soil profile. Saline/sodic soils cause major problems for farmers as they halt the movement of water, preventing uptake by crops, making production non-existent. […]