The South Dakota Corn Growers Association has presented State Conservationist Jeff Zimprich with its Most Valuable Player Award. The Excellence in Agriculture Award went the late Al Miron of Sioux Falls. Miron, who died in 2017, was a member of the South Dakota Corn Utilization Council and a champion for soil health. The Legislative Leadership Award was presented to Representative Kent Peterson of Salem. Jarrett Renshaw of Reuters News was given the Public Outreach Award.