SD Red Meat Production Up In September
by Associated Press
October 21, 2011 9:23 AM
Commercial red meat production for South Dakota totaled 89.3 million pounds during September, up 7 percent from August and up 5 percent over the year.
The Agriculture Department says September pork production was up from a year ago, while sheep and lamb production was down. The commercial hog slaughter in South Dakota totaled 404,300 head, compared to 390,500 head in September 2010.