How One Young Farmer Preserves the Land for the Next Generation

For Kevin Deinert, farming is all about family. The 30-year-old farmer grows 2,500 acres of soybeans, corn and alfalfa, and raises beef cattle alongside his dad and brother on their family farm in Mount Vernon.

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Research Highlights Need for Continued Conversations

In 2017, the South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council partnered with Aimpoint Research to commission a research study with South Dakota consumers to determine sentiment toward farmers, agriculture and food issues as part of its Hungry for Truth initiative. The study included 18 focus group participants and a telephone survey of 950 people. The results were an update to similar research conducted in 2014 and provided valuable insights to guide strategy for consumer messaging.

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17th Annual Soybean Open Golf Tournament

The South Dakota Soybean Association (SDSA) invites you to register for the 17th Annual Soybean Open Golf Tournament. The tournament will be held on July 16, 2018 at the Brandon Municipal Golf Course in Brandon, SD.

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South Dakota Soybean Growers Encouraged to Vote for SDSRPC Board Members

South Dakota soybean growers are encouraged to vote in the District 5 board of directors election for the South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (SDSRPC). The election is May 14-June 15, 2018.

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On the Fringe: Manage Uncontrolled Areas to Fight Resistance

Like the crops farmers tend, weeds are just plants trying to take advantage of water, nutrients and sunlight to grow, thrive and reproduce. Unlike crops that are raised in prepared and defined areas, weeds have no such boundaries.

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Value-Added Research: Early Stress Detection

Farmers work to increase yields, improve efficiency and perfect their management in the search for greater profitability. Soybean checkoff-supported research is an important component of improvement as scientists identify factors that can limit yield or cause management challenges.

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Growing Sustainable Soybeans on Earth Day and Every Day

This post is brought to you through the South Dakota Soybean checkoff’s Hungry for Truth initiative, aimed at connecting South Dakota consumers to farmers.

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Making Technology Functional

This blog post was originally published as an advertorial in the March-April Issue of the South Dakota Soybean Leader. This post is sponsored by Mustang Seeds and brought to you by the South Dakota Soybean Association. 

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Precision Goes Mainstream

Nearly every new farm implement, regardless of color or brand, is equipped with a precision technology capability. Whether it is auto-steer or remote sensing technology, precision agriculture technology and acceptance are expanding rapidly.

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South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council Encourages Soybean Growers to Join the Board

The South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (SDSRPC) encourages South Dakota soybean growers to run for open positions on the SDSRPC board of directors.

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