Corn Comments 4.20 – Research, Promotion and More

- Mobile Link Jim Woster chats during this week’s Corn Comments segment about the work being done by the South Dakota Corn Utilization Council. On the research front, South Dakota Corn continues to invest checkoff dollars into research activities including the mitigation of saline/sodic soils, water management, the study of mycrorhyzae and a new best management practices […]

Election Notice: SD Corn Utilization Council District 4 Director

- Attention corn farmers residing in Clark, Day, Grant, Marshall and Roberts counties: an election to decide the new District 4 Director of the South Dakota Corn Utilization Council will take place all next week (Monday, February 3rd-Friday, February 7th) at your county’s Farm Service Agency office. The two candidates are Renee Olson of Waubay and […]

SDLA and SDCUC Remind Consumers of Ethanol’s Benefits

- Today in Sioux Falls, the South Dakota Lung Association in conjunction with the South Dakota Corn Utilization Council celebrated, National Alternative Fuel Vehicle Day, to raise awareness about the use of alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicles.  The event took place at King’s Mart Gas Station, the first fuel retailer in Sioux Falls to offer […]

South Dakota Well Represented on National Corn Committees

- Six South Dakota Corn board directors will represent growers through various National Corn Grower Association committees and action teams. The new committees start on October 1 of this year. Those board directors include: Jim Burg, Wesington Springs, SD: Production and Stewardship Action Team Walt Bones, Chancellor, SD: Public Policy Action Team Keith Alverson, Chester, SD: […]

Recognizing Hurley Farmer and NCGA President, Darrin Ihnen

- Darrin Ihnen was born and raised on a family farm in rural Hurley, South Dakota. Agriculture is just something that has always been important in Darrin’s life. “Darrin showed interest in farming when he was in FFA in school. He had livestock out here He had hogs and did some farrowing and he did other […]

House Bill 1192 Would Add More Blender Pumps to the State

- South Dakota has always been a leader in renewable fuels and current state legislation looks to make sure that the progress continues. House Bill 1192 would create a grant program using $1 million in federal stimulus money through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 and would be used for the installation of additional […]