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SD Corn gathers agricultural professionals for annual conference

South Dakota Corn is hosting its 38th annual corn conference in Sioux Falls.

The conference includes daytime educational sessions offered by industry professionals in weather, ethanol outlook, and marketing.

Speakers include Eric Snodgrass, Kenneth Scott Zuckerberg and Tommy Grisafi.

The evening offers remarks from keynote speaker Rob Sharkey. He’s an Illinois farmer who has gained national fame for his agriculture podcast and radio show.

The South Dakota Corn Growers Association will announce its Corn Yield Contest winners and end with its annual silent auction.

The conference is Jan. 20. It will be hosted at the Sioux Falls Convention Center.

Evan Walton is an SDPB reporter based in Sioux Falls. Evan holds a Master’s in English Literature from Southern New Hampshire University and was honorably discharged from the United States Army in 2015, where he served for five years as an infantryman.