Agriculture

South Dakota Corn Stocks Up 16.5M Bushels From Last Year

The agency's National Agricultural Statistics Service says the stocks totaled 92.4 million bushels on September 1. Of the total, 45 million bushels were stored on farms, up 29 percent from a year ago. More than 47 million bushels were stored off-farm, up 16 percent from last year.

Lake Preston Schools Awarded $25K Grant From Monsanto

Lake Preston School District 38-3 has received a $25,000 grant from America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The district will use the money to launch a Project Lead the Way program in both the elementary and middle schools, which incorporates a new STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) focus within the current curriculum.

South Dakota Beef Industry Council Invests In The Future Of Agriculture

The South Dakota State Fair Foundation has recently received an investment of $30,000 for permanent educational display space in the new Nordby Exhibit Hall on the South Dakota State Fairgrounds. This came from the South Dakota Beef Industry Council (SDBIC), the state’s beef check-off organization. A check presentation was made during the State Fair in Huron.

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