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soy100: Growing 100-Bushel Soybeans Event Recap

Last week over 230 producers from across the state attended the soy100: Growing 100-Bushel Soybeans event at SDSU. This free event, brought to you by the South Dakota soybean checkoff, highlighted best management practices, as well as strategies for increasing soybean yields.

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Farmers Invited to Attend Workshop on Developing Consumer Trust

Consumers are more curious than ever about where their food comes from and how it’s grown. They drive the trends that impact the entire food chain. In an age of social media, viral videos and smartphones, the amount of information at one’s fingertips can be overwhelming, so how do farmers ensure their friends, neighbors and community members have the right information when making food choices for their families? Thoughtful conversations. Sharing stories. Building trust. The best advocates for agriculture are farmers themselves.

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Learn How to Grow 100-Bushel Soybeans, Register for March soy100 Event

South Dakota soybean farmers are invited to attend the soy100 event, March 15 at the South Dakota State University (SDSU) Campus in Brookings. Register for this event online at www.sdsoybean.org/soy100.

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Soybean Success Seminars 2017

Last week, over 350 farmers attended the annual South Dakota Soybean Success Seminars. These educational seminars focused on management practices to help farmers increase soybean yields and quality. South Dakota Soybean has analyzed seven years of Yield Contest data, and agronomists presented best management practices and trends at the seminars.

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Soybean Science Program to Hit High Schools

They may not have realized it at the time, but last year, Tracy Chase’s sophomore class at McCook Central High School in Salem were among the first South Dakota students to test out a new science curriculum incorporating soybean genetics. The program has its roots in the South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council.

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Apply for the 2017 ASA DuPont Young Leader Program

The American Soybean Association (ASA) and DuPont are seeking applicants for the 2016-17 ASA DuPont Young Leader Program.

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New SDSU Swine Education and Research Facility

Last Friday, South Dakota State University held a ground breaking ceremony for the new Swine Education and Research Facility (SERF). More than 200 people attended, including South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard. In March, the state legislature approved $2.03 million in funding for the swine unit with another $1 million from the Board of Regents’ Higher Education Facilities Fund.

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Go Viral. Enter the FFA Video Contest.

Enter the FFA Video Contest and win up to $1500 for yourself and up to $1500 for your FFA Chapter. Any South Dakota High School FFA member is eligible. See complete rules and more details here.

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FFA Video Contest Winners Rack-Up Thousands of Views

The South Dakota Soybean Association (SDSA) and the South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) are excited to announce the winners of the 2012 FFA Video Contest. Winners were determined by the videos with the most views.

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Share the Message. Go “Viral.”

South Dakota Soybean has posted the Top 10 Scoring Video Submissions from the 2012 FFA Video Contest!

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