Update: SD Soybean Yield Contest Harvest Forms Deadline Extended November 15

Due to challenging harvest conditions the Harvest form deadline has been extended to November 15, 2018 for the 2018 South Dakota Soybean Yield Contest.

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Soybean Experts Share Best Practices for Long-Term Storage

Current market conditions have many South Dakota soybean growers considering long-term storage solutions this harvest.

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U.S. Soy Growers Participate In 2018 Southeast Asia U.S. Agriculture Cooperators Conference

USSEC and the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) jointly organized the 16th Southeast Asia U.S. Agriculture Co-operators Conference in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia from August 5 to 8. This year’s conference theme, “The New Normal For Global Agribusiness,” highlighted the current changes and challenges faced by agribusinesses today and provided strategic insights from a distinguished panel of U.S. ag leadership and subject matter experts.

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South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council Announces New Members & Officers

Soybean producers from across South Dakota recently elected soybean growers, David Struck of Wolsey and Todd Hanten of Goodwin to represent Districts 5 and 6 on the board of the South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (SDSRPC). This is the farmer led, organization charged with wisely investing and leveraging checkoff dollars on behalf of South Dakota soybean farmers.

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South Dakota Soybean Growers Reiterate Importance of Trade, Not Aid With Long-Term Approach

Farmers from across the country anxiously awaited Ag Secretary Sonny Perdue’s detailed aid package earlier this week. For South Dakota Soybean Association (SDSA) the announcement was met with appreciation, yet caution. The $1.65 per bushel payment outlined for 50 percent of soybean production was by far the highest payment for any commodity. Now, South Dakota soybean leaders, Brandon Wipf and Jerry Schmitz are focused on what comes next.

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Visit the SD Soybean Research & Promotion Council Dakotafest Tent & Connect with Growers & Research

Come celebrate soybeans and connect with the farmers who grow them during Dakotafest 2018 in the South Dakota Research & Promotion Council (SDSRPC) tent, located on Seed Row on 1st Street in Lot 6. Dakotafest is held in Mitchell, August 21-23 (2300 East Spruce Street). The SDSRPC tent opens each day at 9 a.m. Free SDSU ice cream is served August 22 and soybean growers who stop by the SDSRPC tent and sign up for SD Soybean updates will receive a free, 16-can cooler (while supplies last).

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South Dakota Soybean Growers Looking for Long-Term Solution for Key Trade Markets

Trade has long been an important part of soybean farmer profitability in South Dakota. In fact, South Dakota is one of the top 10 soybean exporting states in the country, totaling $1.3 billion in soybean exports annually.

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No Time to Rest

This blog post was originally published as an advertorial in the July-August 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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Farmers Who Enter 2018 SD Soybean Yield Contest Have Chance to Win $2000

All South Dakota soybean farmers are encouraged to enter the 2018 South Dakota Soybean Yield Contest on or before the deadline of August 31, 2018. To enter the South Dakota Soybean Yield Contest, click here.

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