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.


63° 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.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Dry, Warm Conditions Aid South Dakota Planting

May 28, 2014, 6:08 AM

Dry, Warm Conditions Aid South Dakota Planting
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

Dry conditions and above normal temperatures across most areas of South Dakota allowed the spring planting to advance.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says corn planting is 90 percent complete, ahead of the five-year average of 86 percent. Forty-eight percent of the crop was emerged, equal to average.

Soybeans were 64 percent planted, ahead of the 49 percent average. The crop is 20 percent emerged, ahead of the 15 percent average.

The winter wheat condition is rated 36 percent fair, 56 percent good and 2 percent excellent.

Topsoil moisture supplies are rated 1 percent very short, 12 percent short, 83 percent adequate and 4 percent surplus.

The week ending May 25 had 6.3 days suitable for fieldwork, which included mending fences, moving cattle to pasture, planting and applying herbicide treatments.

Previous Story

Next Story




Sponsored

 


View news

You may also like

UPDATE: Body Found In Lake Madison

7/26/2015 5:54 PM

The Lake County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that the body of a woman has been found in Lake Madison.

Full Story
Sheriff IDs Woman Who Died At Lake Madison

7/27/2015 4:15 PM

A 25-year-old Sioux Falls woman died after she fell into Lake Madison on Sunday.

Full Story
Amber Alert Cancelled For Sioux Falls Boy

7/25/2015 10:59 PM

An Amber Alert issued Saturday night for a one-year-old child has been cancelled.

Full Story
Three Dead In Pipestone County Plane Crash

7/27/2015 6:20 AM

Authorities confirm that three died in a plane crash Monday night in southwest Minnesota.

Full Story
Swarming Bugs Force Crews To Plow Mississippi River Bridge

7/23/2015 6:30 AM

The bugs covered the bridge so thickly, and caused such slick conditions, that crews plowed the bugs off the lanes and then applied sand for traction.

Full Story


Events