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December 1, 2014
South Dakota sunflower harvest 95 percent complete
SIOUX FALLS — South Dakota farmers are wrapping up their sunflower harvest. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that the sunflower harvest is 95 percent complete, ahead of the 93 percent at this time a year ago but behind the five-year average of 97 percent. The...
December 1, 2014 - 11:03pm
November 25, 2014
South Dakota corn, sunflower harvests wrapping up
SIOUX FALLS — South Dakota farmers are wrapping up the corn and sunflower harvests. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that the sunflower harvest is 86 percent done, slightly behind the average pace. The corn harvest is 96 percent complete, ahead of the...
November 25, 2014 - 10:34pm
November 18, 2014
'Ideal conditions' helping pace harvest
Farmers in South Dakota are behind the corn harvest pace set last year but are expected to hit the fields hard in the coming days to take advantage...
November 18, 2014 - 1:17pm
SERMONETTE: Harvest of the spirit
This week I had opportunity to experience the harvest up close in a combine. It was a fascinating experience. The farmer was harvesting his field of soybeans. The weather conditions had to be just right. Rain clouds were in the distance. There was concern about getting the harvest...
November 18, 2014 - 1:14pm
Grain bins increasing across Dakota landscape
"This has been the grain bin year." Frankie Rollins, who has built grain bins for the past six years with Hart Steel, said the company has been busier than normal in 2014 and that more and more bidding competition is emerging in southeastern South Dakota. "I hear of a lot of new...
November 18, 2014 - 1:12pm
November 17, 2014
Winter weather slows harvest across South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Snowfall and below-normal temperatures slowed harvesting progress across South Dakota, but producers remained ahead of last year's place for corn and sunflowers. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that corn was 92 percent harvested,...
November 17, 2014 - 10:05pm
November 11, 2014
Harvest in the home stretch
Gary, Minn., farmer Corey Hanson needed one more afternoon to finish his harvest. Baldwin, N.D., producer Clark Coleman needed one more...
November 11, 2014 - 5:21pm
Dakotas soybean crops forecast to be record size
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The soybean crop in the Dakotas is forecast to be record size this year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture in its Nov. 10 report pegs North Dakota's soybean crop at 201 million bushels, up 42 percent from last year. South Dakota's crop is estimated at 230...
November 11, 2014 - 3:55pm
November 10, 2014
Snow could reduce corn harvest in Upper Midwest
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The season's first snowstorm could be bad news for farmers in the Upper Midwest where corn remains in fields. At least 4 inches of snow could fall overnight in South Dakota where about 40 percent of the crop remains, and in Minnesota where about a third...
November 10, 2014 - 2:26pm
November 7, 2014
The bright of the night
FEDORA -- Today, it's not uncommon for crop harvesting to be an all-night affair. Lights on tractors, combines and trailers have made late night-work...
November 7, 2014 - 6:22pm
November 6, 2014
Fuel costs come too late for farmers
By Jeff Wilson CHICAGO — The plunge in U.S. fuel costs is coming too late to help American farmers stung by the lowest crop prices in years. Most...
November 6, 2014 - 6:27am
November 4, 2014
Record run for spring wheat
Jerry Kruger, a long-time Warren, Minn., wheat farmer, remembers when a spring wheat crop that yielded 40 bushels per acre was cause for celebration. Today,...
November 4, 2014 - 10:33pm
SD corn and sunflower harvests still lag behind
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota farmers working to finish up the late-season harvest have been helped by dry conditions over the past week. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that 48 percent of the sunflowers, 61 percent of the corn and 80 percent of the...
November 4, 2014 - 8:33pm
October 28, 2014
SD corn, sunflower harvests lag behind average
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A week of warm, dry weather has helped South Dakota farmers with the harvest, but much of the corn and sunflower crops remain in the field. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that nearly all of the soybean crop and nearly three-fourths...
October 28, 2014 - 11:19pm
October 23, 2014
Harvest leaves farmers battling bugs in bins
By Mark Weinraub CHICAGO — With record harvests depressing prices, U.S. farmers are holding tight to their corn and soybeans and binging...
October 23, 2014 - 7:17am