SD farmers projected to plant 5.8 million acres of corn

- Today the United States Department of Agriculture – National Agricultural Statistics Service released its annual Prospective Plantings report for all major crops. Here is what USDA has to say about the corn crop acres specifically, which were below expert projections. “Corn planted area for all purposes in 2014 is estimated at 91.7 million acres, down […]

Finding a Common Ground

- With a greater disconnect growing between consumers and the origin of their food a movement has been established to help reconnect and educate consumers about where their food comes from and the production practices used to produce it. Common Ground, a new partnership between the corn and soybean check-off groups will focus on educating female […]

Annual Meeting Speaker Preview: Sue Martin

- “Will demand continue to push grain/soy prices higher in 2011?” Sue Martin will be the first of three featured speakers at the South Dakota Corn Growers 25th Annual Meeting  on Saturday, January 22 at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. Martin is the president and owner of Ag. & Investment Services bringing 38 years of experience […]

SDSU unveils iGROW

- New leadership in the college of Agriculture and Biological Sciences at South Dakota State University brings new ideas as Dean Dr. Barry Dunn introduces iGrow. iGrow is a web-based cooperative extension tool for South Dakota farmers and ranchers that will function as a home-page on a producers computer, smart phone or mobile device featuring expert […]

Online Ag Education: My American Farm.org

- A lot of people have played games like Sim Farm, Farmville or Farmtown, but a new website featuring five mini-games is being brought to you by Pioneer Hi-Bred and the American Farm Bureau Foundation called, “My American Farm.” The interactive games look at educating kids with interesting facts about agriculture detailing information on corn, soybeans […]