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South Dakota Corn Growers Receive USDA Grant

South Dakota Corn Growers Receive USDA Grant

USDA has awarded a $ 99,983 grant to the South Dakota Corn Growers Association for farmer education.  Corn Grower’s Executive Director Lisa Richardson says it will help give growers tools deal with market challenges.

Richardson says they’re again teaming up with Farm Credit Services of America in a series of educational seminars to be held across the state.

Richardson says following the seminars next month, Corn Growers will hold a risk management panel discussion at their annual meeting in January in Sioux Falls

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