Soybean growers from across the state were recognized for winning yields during the 2017 South Dakota Soybean Yield Contest awards ceremony on December 6 during the annual Soybean Recognition Banquet in Sioux Falls.
A panel of agriculture producers will focus on the upcoming farm bill during the 2017 South Dakota Soybean Association 2017 Annual Meeting held in Sioux Falls December 6 at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel (3200 W Maple St). The meeting begins at 2 p.m. in Amphitheater 1.
Soybean growers from Ethan, Brookings and Goodwin were elected to serve as officers on the South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (SDSRPC).
Today, hundreds of South Dakota soybean growers double as citizen scientists, testing various products and farming practices in their own fields with the intent to increase yields, ward off pests and disease and improve overall profits.
South Dakota soybean growers are encouraged to apply for the 2018 See For Yourself export tour to Mexico. The experience is hosted by the South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (SDSRPC).
All South Dakota soybean farmers are encouraged to enter the 2017 South Dakota Soybean Yield Contest on or before the deadline of August 31, 2017.
Current commodity prices have many South Dakota farmers wondering about what the markets hold moving forward. To answer marketing questions, the South Dakota Soybean Association (SDSA) and the South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (SDSRPC) are hosting DTN Analyst, Todd Hultman, in their Dakotafest tent during the 2017 event August 16 from 10 to 11 a.m.
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With support from the South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council, 15 South Dakota soybean farmers traveled to Washington State to tour port facilities and learn about the importance of international markets to the soybean industry. In its sixth year, the See for Yourself experience allows South Dakota soybean farmers the opportunity to experience firsthand how their soybean checkoff works for them.