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.


13° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

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!

 

Ideal Weather Helps Rapid Pace Of Row Crop Harvest

October 1, 2012, 3:43 PM

Ideal Weather Helps Rapid Pace Of Row Crop Harvest
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

Agriculture officials say ideal weather conditions in South Dakota have pushed the row crop harvest far ahead of last year's pace and the five-year average.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its weekly crop report that 55 percent of corn for grain has been harvested, ahead of the five-year average and last year's mark of 6 percent. About 96 percent of corn was in the mature stage.

Seventy-nine percent of soybeans had been harvested, ahead of the five-year average of 16 percent. Sunflowers were 14 percent harvested, compared to the five-year average of 1 percent.

The report says winter wheat was 50 percent planted.

Range and pasture conditions were rated 44 percent very poor, 34 percent poor, 19 percent fair and 3 percent good.

Previous Story

Next Story




 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View agriculture

You may also like

Agriculture Holding Strong In South Dakota

11/21/2014 10:00 PM

South Dakota's largest industry is holding strong, according to attendees of an agriculture conference in Aberdeen.

Full Story | Watch
SD Group Sponsoring Farming Training For Veterans

11/23/2014 12:05 PM

A nonprofit organization that assists veterans and their families is sponsoring scholarships for a farmer and rancher training program.

Full Story
South Dakota Corn, Sunflower Harvests Wrapping Up

11/25/2014 9:31 AM

South Dakota farmers are wrapping up the corn and sunflower harvests.

Full Story
Monday Ag Markets

11/24/2014 1:32 PM

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

Full Story
Friday Ag Markets

11/21/2014 1:44 PM

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

Full Story


Events