Across the Table: Ham for the Holidays

On this episode of Across the Table, we’re sweetening up your holiday meal with a glazed ham recipe sure to please your hungry guests. Want to know the secret to our sweet apple glaze? Read on for our tasty holiday ham recipe.

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South Dakota Soybean Yield Contest Participants Continue to Break Records

Scott McKee, a farmer from Union County, took home Overall First Place in the South Dakota Soybean Soybean Yield Contest with his record-breaking soybean yield of 106.6 bushels per acre, breaking his previous record of 103.7 bushels per acre from last year’s contest. McKee planted DuPont Pioneer variety 25T51R. The South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council and the South Dakota Soybean Association announced the awards at the annual Soybean Recognition Banquet on December 9.

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RFS Final Rule Provides Stability and Modest Growth for Biodiesel


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the Final Rule setting the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volume requirements, including the volume requirements for biomass-based diesel for 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 this week. The South Dakota Soybean Association (SDSA) and American Soybean Association (ASA) appreciate EPA, the U.S Department of Agriculture(USDA) and the Obama Administration for their contributions to this Final Rule that provides some stability and modest growth for the U.S. biodiesel industry.

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Across the Table: Talking Turkey

Hungry for Truth, an initiative from South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council, has launched a new web series.

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Apply to Become an SDSA Director

Step Up as an SDSA Advocate & Leader

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The Need for Seed

Seed Companies Focus on Technology, Farmer Options

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SDSA Weighs in on Safe Trucking Act

The South Dakota Soybean Association (SDSA) is the soybean advocacy organization that works hard to represent farmers’ best interests in Washington. Transportation infrastructure is a top priority for SDSA and for all of South Dakota’s farmers. While we’ve all been busy in the fields with harvest, SDSA has also been engaged in important legislative discussions. Today, SDSA submitted letters to South Dakota’s Congressional delegates on the Safe Trucking Act.

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Harvest ’15 Photos and Videos

Here at SD Soybean, we know it’s officially fall when our news feeds fill up with harvest photos, and we’d love hear from you about how Harvest 15 is progressing in your areas. Tag us on Facebook (SD Soybean), Tweet us on Twitter @sdsoybean, and use the hashtag #Harvest15 in your posts to be featured on our social media. Happy Harvesting!

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