Checkoff Check-In: Sioux Falls, SD

August 30, 2022

Around Here

With more than 200,000 residents, Sioux Falls is an increasingly urban center in the southeast corner of South Dakota. But the city remains interwoven with the agricultural roots that support its economy and inspire innovation.

In the Field

Sioux Falls has emerged as a center of innovation for new soy-based solutions, including asphalt and concrete sealants applied to the city’s roads and bridges, biodiesel to fuel its public transit fleet and soy-based tires used by law enforcement vehicles.

Bean Market Insights

A continued focus on renewable, environmentally sustainable solutions—some of which are being pioneered on the streets of Sioux Falls—has contributed to strong demand for soybeans grown in South Dakota.