Day two of the See for Yourself experience started at the Port of Grays Harbor. The Port not only ships grains but also logs, automobiles, equipment and wood chips. With its location 12 nautical miles or 1.5 hours from open sea, the Port is an important link to the Pacific-Rim markets. It can take 18 days for a shipment of soybean meal to arrive in the Philippines.
In its fourth year, the See for Yourself experience allows South Dakota soybean farmers the opportunity to see firsthand how their checkoff works for them. With support from the South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council soybean farmers traveled to Washington State to tour port facilities and learn about the importance of international markets to the soybean industry.
The South Dakota Soybean Association is sharing this important survey to request your feedback on South Dakota’s corporate farming laws. The survey was developed by Senator Gary Cammack and Representative Mary Duvall.
At South Dakota Soybean, we’re proud to celebrate June Dairy Month. June Dairy Month began in 1937 as a way to help distribute extra milk when cows started on pasture in the summer months. Today, farmers, health professionals, consumers and stores pause in June to celebrate the ways dairy makes sense.
The American Soybean Association (ASA) and DuPont are seeking applicants for the 2016 ASA DuPont Young Leader Program. For more than 30 years, the ASA DuPont Young Leader program has identified and developed grower leaders that continue to shape the future of agriculture.