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Late-Season Crop Harvests Progress in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s soybean harvest is nearly wrapped up, and the corn and sorghum harvests have reached about three-fourths complete. The federal Agriculture Department in its weekly crop report says 96 percent of soybeans, 75 percent of sorghum, 71 percent of corn and 55 percent of sunflowers are harvested. All are behind the average pace. Ninety-two…

South Dakota Farmers Still Have a Lot of Crops to Bring In

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – South Dakota farmers made little progress on the late-season harvest in the past week due to bad weather. The federal Agriculture Department in its weekly crop report says less than a full day was considered suitable for fieldwork. Harvest progress is at 5 percent for the sunflower crop, 21 percent for sorghum, 17 percent for corn…

Healthy Crops Forecast Greets Growers This National Farmer’s Day

Some positive news for the regions farmers on this National Farmer’s Day – a day meant to honor and recognize all of the hard-working farmers we have out there. National Farmer’s Day is observed each year on October 12. First, the weather is improving. Sunny skies and warmer temperatures are on the way and will remain for the foreseeable future. Second,…