SD Red Meat Production Up In August
by Associated Press
September 23, 2011 9:24 AM
Commercial red meat production for South Dakota totaled 83.2 million pounds during August, up 17 percent from July and up 2 percent over the year.
The Agriculture Department says August pork production was up from one year ago, while sheep and lamb production was down. The commercial hog slaughter in South Dakota totaled 382,900 head, compared to 377,500 head in August 2010.