User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


83° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Agriculture

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Drought Cutting Into SD Corn, Soybean Crops

September 12, 2012, 11:55 AM

Drought Cutting Into SD Corn, Soybean Crops
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

Drought appears to be affecting South Dakota's corn and soybean crops.

The Agriculture Department's September production report lowers the expected yield for the state's corn crop by 2 bushels per acre from August and the expected yield for the soybean crop by 3 bushels.

The South Dakota corn crop is now pegged at just under 509 million bushels, down 2 percent from August and down 22 percent from last year. The soybean crop is forecast to be just under 125 million bushels, down 10 percent over the month and down 17 percent over the year.

South Dakota sorghum production is forecast at about 4 ½ million bushels, down 6 percent from last month and down 29 percent from 2011.

Previous Story

Next Story




Sponsored

 


View agriculture

You may also like

Big Feedlots Report 18 Percent Increase In Cattle From 2014

7/25/2015 1:00 PM

South Dakota feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more animals reported 230,000 cattle on feed on July 1, up 18 percent from last year.

Full Story
Warm Temperatures Boost Crop Development Across South Dakota

7/21/2015 10:01 AM

Above-average temperatures over the past week have boosted the development of crops across South Dakota.

Full Story
Thursday Ag Markets

7/23/2015 1:50 PM

Here's a look at agriculture markets as of noon Thursday:

Full Story
Tuesday Ag Markets

7/21/2015 1:42 PM

Ag market numbers as of noon on Tuesday.

Full Story
Friday Ag Markets

7/24/2015 2:10 PM

Here's a look at agriculture markets as of noon Friday:

Full Story


Events