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.


43° 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.

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Agriculture

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

USDA: Widespread Rain, Normal Temps

June 24, 2014, 5:08 AM

USDA: Widespread Rain, Normal Temps
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says widespread rain showers and near normal temperatures last week continued to dominate the weather pattern across most areas of South Dakota.

The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service says in the latest crop report that rain left 3.2 days suitable for fieldwork for cutting and baling alfalfa hay, spraying herbicides and moving cattle to summer pastures.

Topsoil moisture supplies are rated 4 percent short, 79 percent adequate and 17 percent surplus.

The corn crop is rated 1 percent very poor, 1 percent poor, 17 percent fair, 71 percent good and 10 percent excellent.

Soybeans are rated 1 percent very poor, 3 percent poor, 20 percent fair, 67 percent good and 9 percent excellent. The crop is 92 percent emerged, ahead of last year's 82 percent.

Previous Story

Next Story




 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View agriculture

You may also like

Britton Neighbors Help Farmers During Harvest

10/22/2014 10:00 PM

When health kept two brothers from Britton who farm together from the field this fall, harvest seemed overwhelming.  To say he'd be behind wi...

Full Story | Watch
Chickens Killed In Shed Fire Near Aberdeen

10/21/2014 12:07 PM

An unspecified number of chickens died in a fire that destroyed a shed southeast of Aberdeen.

Full Story
Corn Harvest Later This Year

10/21/2014 5:00 PM

Pheasant hunters may be eager to know how long it'll be before more of South Dakota's corn is off the field.

Full Story | Watch
Extension Service Reports Aphids Showing Up On Wheat

10/22/2014 5:33 AM

The warm fall weather is likely to blame for aphids that have been reported on winter wheat in central and southern South Dakota.

Full Story
Monday Ag Markets

10/20/2014 1:43 PM

Here's a look at agriculture markets as of noon Monday:

Full Story


Events