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South Dakota Farmers Produce Record Corn Crop

January 10, 2014, 5:13 PM

South Dakota Farmers Produce Record Corn Crop
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

Crop production in South Dakota last year was up significantly over the previous year and includes a record amount of corn.

The National Agricultural Statistics Service says total 2013 corn production is estimated at 809 million bushels, up 51 percent over the year before.

The South Dakota Council and Corn Growers Association say that's a record harvest.

The average yield was an estimated 138 bushels per acre, up 37 bushels from the previous year. Total harvested acres were also up more than 5 million over 2012.

Soybean production last year is estimated at 183 million bushels, up 27 percent from 2012.

Alfalfa hay production of nearly 3.8 million tons was up 46 percent.

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