USDA has given no indication of how they will distribute Disaster Monies, Market Facilitation Payments or Prevent Plant

Secretary Sonny Perdue stated recently that details will probably not be released until mid-July because he wants farmers to base planting decisions on the market.

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South Dakota Soybean Leaders See How ASA/WISHH Lays Foundation for U.S. Soy Trade Through Cambodian Aquaculture

South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council Chairman Craig Converse and Treasurer Dawn Scheier traveled to Cambodia and Myanmar to help launch ASA/WISHH’s newest strategic partnership to grow trade and development. Converse and Scheier joined Cambodian and U.S. government officials on January 31 in Phnom Penh for the inaugural event for ASA/WISHH’s U.S. Department of Agriculture-funded Commercialization of Aquaculture for Sustainable Trade (CAST) – Cambodia project.

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Disaster Resources Available for Producers

The past few weeks have been tough on producers across the Midwest, including many here in South Dakota. Below you will find a disaster resource put together by the South Dakota Department of Agriculture. The document includes resources, largely offered through the U.S. Department of Agriculture, that might be available to producers in the state of South Dakota that have been impacted by the blizzard and/or flooding.

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Biodiesel Day is March 18, 2019: Renewable Soy Biodiesel Good for South Dakota Farmers & Environment

Biodiesel day is March 18, 2019. A clean burning and renewable fuel, biodiesel utilizes about 5.6 billion pounds of soybean oil each year, while at the same time reducing emissions. Biodiesel’s expanding markets are something South Dakota soybean growers can celebrate.

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Working to Boost Soybean Meal Markets Through Trade Mission to India

When they were young, Matthew and Mitchell McCranie made it clear to their dad, Mike, that farming wasn’t for them.

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Chatting Sustainability and Food Safety with The Greenways and Hungry For Truth

It’s always a pleasure to sit down and open up a conversation about food and farming with South Dakotans and the farmers who grow it. In fact, that’s what Hungry for Truth is all about. True to our mission, we had another wonderful opportunity of connecting, Iowa native and speech pathologist/feeding and language specialist, Andrea Boerigter with soybean farmers, Peggy and Brad Greenway of Mitchell, South Dakota to talk harvest, sustainability, food safety and animal care. They spent a gorgeous Sunday afternoon together filled with good conversation and farm education. Today, Andrea is sharing her perspective of her recent South Dakota farm visit.   

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South Dakota Soybean Association Announces Director Election Results

South Dakota soybean farmers were elected to serve on the South Dakota Soybean Association (SDSA) board of directors during the 2018 SDSA Annual Meeting held Dec. 6 following 14th Annual AgOutlook Conference and Trade Show.

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Agriculture Advocate Finds Power In Establishing Common Ground

Kristin Harms grew up on her family’s ranch near Leola, South Dakota. After leaving to earn a marketing degree and spending four years working at Raven in Sioux Falls, she returned to Bieber Red Angus Ranch to continue the family tradition her grandparents started 50 years ago. With her husband and young daughter by her side, Kristin is committed to growing and raising healthy food for South Dakota families. She’s also equipped to have conversations about what she does with consumers who are not farmers, thanks to her involvement with Hungry for Truth.

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South Dakota Soybean Association Asks Growers to Serve on Board of Directors

South Dakota Soybean Association Asks Growers to Serve on Board of Directors

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