ASA: Potential Steel Tariffs Raise Potential for Retaliation against U.S. Soybeans

Following reports from Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross that the department will recommend tariffs on imported steel and aluminum as a result of its ongoing investigation under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, soybean farmers have voiced their concern about the potential for retaliation against U.S. soybean imports by the Chinese.

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SDSA Call to Action: Show Your Support for Precision Agriculture at SDSU

This legislative session, the South Dakota Legislature will vote on the proposed House Bill 1264 and Senate Bill 183 which will authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the construction of a precision agriculture classroom and laboratory building.

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

South Dakota soybean farmers are invited to attend the soy100 event, March 14 at the South Dakota State University (SDSU) Campus in Brookings. Register for this event online at www.sdsoybean.org/soy100.

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South Dakota Soybean Welcomes Mit Goblirsch as Executive Director

The South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council (SDSRPC) and the South Dakota Soybean Association (SDSA) welcome Michael D. “Mit” Goblirsch as the new executive director of the two organizations.

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South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council Annual Report

The South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council is the farmer-led organization charged with wisely investing and leveraging checkoff dollars on behalf of South Dakota soybean farmers. It enhances opportunities for South Dakota soybean farmers by investing in marketing, research, education and promotional initiatives.

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Mandatory Dicamba Training Information

In December, the South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) approved Engenia, Xtendimax with Vapor Grip technology and Fexapan herbicides for use in South Dakota for the 2018 growing season. Per the label, all persons, private or commercial, applying these products must also complete dicamba-specific training and pass an examination. Documentation of completion of the training and examination will be required to apply these products.

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Research Fresh from the Farm

Farmers rely on the latest research to help them make important management decisions. Dozens of South Dakota soybean farmers generate relevant data by conducting independent research on their farms and the results are just a few clicks away.

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SDSA Encourages Members to Support Senate Bill 24 on Non-Meandering Waters

This legislative session, the South Dakota Senate will vote on the Governor’s proposed Senate Bill 24 which will extend the effective date of the current law defining how non-meandering waters may be used.

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Farmer Workshop to Reveal Latest Consumer Trust Research

The South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council (SDSRPC) invites South Dakota farmers to a half-day workshop focused on empowering them to effectively connect with consumers about their farming practices.

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SD Soybean Hosts Regional Soybean Success Seminars Beginning January 29, 2018

Learn more about increasing your soybean yields by attending a regional Soybean Success Seminar hosted by the South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council (SDSRPC) and the South Dakota Soybean Association (SDSA) January 29 – February 1, 2018.

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