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South Dakota Soybean has posted the Top 10 Scoring Video Submission from our FFA Video Contest!

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SD Legislator Experiences Harvest 2011

South Dakota legislator Shantel Krebs climbed aboard a combine on Thursday to ride along with SDSA director, Kevin Scott. Kevin and Shantel had the opportunity to visit about issues impacting agriculture, including watershed management and infrastructure needs. Shantel even had the chance to harvest a few rows on her own!

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Top 10 from China

During our many hours of travel time (including a drive home to Sioux Falls,after our flight from Chicago was cancelled), the group had plenty of time to collect our thoughts and reflect on our experiences. From those conversations we developed a top 10 list to share with you.

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Impromptu Field Visit in the Mekong Rice Bowl

Vietnam is the second largest exporter of rice in Asia. The Mekong River Delta is the rice bowl of Asia, and they are able to harvest 3 rice crops a year.

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Feed Mills & Fish Farms in Vietnam

The past couple of days have been filled with visits to feed mills and fish farms in the more rural areas of Vietnam. Vietnam is the largest soybean meal buyer in the world, with about 10 million metric tons of soybean meal going to commercial feed production. About 20% of this goes to producing feed for aquaculture in South Vietnam.

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Aquaculture in China

On Sunday we spent the day in the city of Zhu Hai in Southern China. Zhu Hai is located on the Pearl River Delta. The Pearl River is a large river for aquaculture because it has a number of tributaries. Also because the river is in Southern China, there is a longer growing season for the fish.

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From Plant to Port

The group at Guangzhou Green Oil

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N? H?o from China!

We’re here! After a long day of traveling, we hit the ground running on our first day in China. We had the opportunity to meet with a Chinese grain company where they gave us an overview of their business, Chinese grain markets and projections. SD Soybean also delivered a presentation to explain a little about South Dakota and our ag production. The buyers asked quite a few questions regarding our projected yields, crop conditions and quality of our soybeans.

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