South Dakota farmers start planting corn crop
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota farmers have started planting this year's corn crop.
The federal Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop and weather report that 1 percent of the state's corn crop is seeded, compared to 3 percent on average.
South Dakota farmers are expected to plant 5.8 million acres of corn this year, down 6 percent from last year.
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