SD Farmers Made Good Progress On Harvest
November 8, 2010, 5:26 PM
SIOUX FALLS, SD -
South Dakota's corn and sunflower harvests remain ahead of the average this fall.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday that good weather last week helped farmers make good progress on their fieldwork. About 93 percent of the state's corn crop has now been harvested. That's well ahead of the average of 63 percent harvested at this time of year.
About 81 percent of the sunflower crop has been harvested. Typically, about 64 percent of the sunflower harvest is complete.
About 96 percent of the winter wheat crop has emerged, which is slightly ahead of average.
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