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USDA survey shows corn acres planted this season down

July 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

BROOKINGS — According to a recent survey conducted by the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service actual corn acres planted in 2014 are down, while soybean acres planted are up.

“South Dakota’s 2014 production of corn and soybeans …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

‘It’s a supply and demand issue’: Price of corn less than half what it was 1 year ago

July 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

MITCHELL, S.D. — It’s been two years since a devastating drought withered crops in the U.S. and sent the price of corn skyrocketing.
Now, U.S. farmers, including those in South Dakota, are preparing to harvest what is expected to be a massive co…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

South Dakota farmers start planting corn crop

April 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota farmers have started planting this year’s corn crop.

The federal Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop and weather report that 1 percent of the state’s corn crop is seeded, compared to 3 percent on aver…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Supporting farmers, making fuel: After early skepticism, Red Trail Energy ethanol plant in Richardton is going strong

March 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

RICHARDTON — Instead of extracting oil from the ground, one energy business in western North Dakota is using corn grown atop it to produce fuel.
The Red Trail Energy plant in Richardton opened in 2007. It didn’t make complete sense then — it w…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

U.S. farmers to sow record soybean acres, scale back on corn

March 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

CHICAGO — High prices for soybeans should encourage U.S. farmers to sow the biggest ever area to the oilseed this spring while pulling back slightly on corn, analysts said ahead of a hotly anticipated U.S. government plantings report due on Monday….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

U.S. farmers to sow record soybean acres, scale back on corn

March 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

CHICAGO — High prices for soybeans should encourage U.S. farmers to sow the biggest ever area to the oilseed this spring while pulling back slightly on corn, analysts said ahead of a hotly anticipated U.S. government plantings report due on Monday….continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Western Corn Belt Precision Ag Conference is March 18-19 in Sioux Falls

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

BROOKINGS — The Western Corn Belt Precision Ag Conference scheduled for March 18-19 in Sioux Falls at the Sioux Falls Convention Center, 1101 N. West Ave., will feature a wide variety of presenters and exhibits related to the latest in precision agr…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Corn growers worry about price decline if renewable fuel standard sees cut

January 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Mikkel Pates

FARGO, N.D. — Crop farmers in the northern corn belt who have benefited from ethanol targets are putting on a push to save the current renewable fuel standard from proposed cuts by the Environmental Protection Agency.

The prop…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Prices, future markets on minds of SD corn growers

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Dirk Lammers

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota corn farmers grew a record crop last year, but lower prices and questions about how to expand markets will likely be on their minds during their annual convention in Sioux Falls.

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Prices, future markets on minds of SD corn growers

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Dirk Lammers

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota corn farmers grew a record crop last year, but lower prices and questions about how to expand markets will likely be on their minds during their annual convention in Sioux Falls.

Lisa Richards…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com