Harvest Of South Dakota Row Crops Wrapping Up
November 8, 2011, 9:46 AM
SIOUX FALLS, SD -
The harvest of row crops in South Dakota is nearing completion after another week of warm fall weather.
The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop and weather report that the seeding of winter wheat also is finished, and the crop could use moisture for germination.
Ninety-five percent of the state's corn crop and 93 percent of the sorghum and sunflower crops are harvested, well ahead of the average pace. Ninety-seven percent of the winter wheat crop has emerged, slightly ahead of average.
The report says the mild fall weather also has enabled cattle and sheep conditions to remain mostly in the good-to-excellent range despite dry pastures.
© 2011 Associated Press. All rights reserved. Material may not be redistributed.
9/25/2014 10:00 PM
Miracle on the highway: that's how many people are describing a bad crash between a semi-truck and car in which no one was killed.
9/26/2014 4:55 PM
Friday night's homecoming at Brandon Valley High School is a crowning achievement for a senior who's living with autism.
9/28/2014 11:42 AM
Prosecutors may file additional charges because a western Iowa teen died two days after suffering a head injury during a fight at school.
9/30/2014 5:00 PM
Two people are hurt, one seriously, after a chain-reaction crash in eastern Sioux Falls involving a semi-truck and four other vehicles.
9/26/2014 6:39 AM
Sioux Falls police say a missing boy showed up for school Friday morning.