Soybean Production Sets Record In South Dakota In 2018

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In this Nov. 21, 2018, photo, Justin Roth holds a handful of soybeans at the Brooklyn Elevator in Brooklyn, Iowa. Farmers still working to get out their remaining corn and soybeans after a weather-plagued harvest season are also struggling to figure out what to do with the record soybean crop for which they have fewer […]

Soybean production in South Dakota set a record high last year, while the dry pea crop was a record low.
    
The federal Agriculture Department in its annual crop production summary says state farmers produced 257 million bushels of soybeans, up 6 percent from the previous year.
    
Dry pea production is estimated at 399,000 hundredweight, down 24 percent from 2017.
    
Other crops that saw production increases in South Dakota in 2018 were corn, alfalfa hay, sorghum, oil sunflowers, proso millet and safflower.
    
Crops that saw decreases included non-oil sunflowers and flaxseed.

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