User uShare 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.

38° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options


TEMPERATURE LOCATION | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news


Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!


South Dakota Corn Crop Estimate Lowered Slightly

October 11, 2012, 12:04 PM

South Dakota Corn Crop Estimate Lowered Slightly

The federal Agriculture Department has slightly lowered its corn production forecast for South Dakota.

Officials forecast the crop at just under 503 million bushels, down 1 percent from September and down 23 percent from last year.

South Dakota's soybean crop is now pegged at about 130 million bushels, up 4 percent from last month's estimate but down 14 percent from a year ago.

Sunflower production in the state is expected to be up 2 percent from 2011, but the sorghum crop is forecast to be down 25 percent. Alfalfa hay is down 46 percent and other hay down 35 percent, as drought conditions worsen in the state.

Previous Story

Next Story



View agriculture

You may also like

Minnesota Officials Targeting Tractor Rollovers

11/23/2015 6:29 AM

Minnesota officials are trying to attack tractor rollovers as a way to improve safety on the farm.

Full Story
Shot Cow In Campbell County Receives Social Media Attention

11/24/2015 10:00 PM

Glenham area rancher Casey Perman found his dead cow Saturday. He posted a picture and message offering a reward on Facebook. It had thousands of like...

Full Story | Watch
South Dakota Farmers Wrapping Up The Fall Harvest

11/24/2015 1:41 PM

South Dakota's winter wheat crop is rated 69 percent in good-to-excellent condition, up from 68 percent last week.

Full Story
South Dakota Cattle On Feed Up 9 Percent

11/20/2015 4:35 PM

South Dakota feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more animals reported 240,000 cattle on feed on November 1, up 9 percent from last year.

Full Story
Monday Ag Markets

11/23/2015 1:23 PM

A check of the ag market numbers as of noon on Monday.

Full Story