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September 21, 2015
County-by-county harvest outlook: Spotty rains, hail cause varying yields
It just depends. That’s the consensus on what crop yields look like in southcentral and southeastern South Dakota this year. Spotty rains and rampant thunderstorms throughout the summer left some farmers with much-needed timely rains, others with barely enough, and still others...
September 21, 2015 - 1:35pm
September 15, 2015
Week of warm, dry weather helps South Dakota crops mature
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A week of warm, dry weather in South Dakota has advanced the maturity of crops including corn and soybeans. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that the favorable weather also helped with winter wheat seeding. Twenty-two percent of the...
September 15, 2015 - 11:06am
September 14, 2015
South Dakota soybean crop expected to be record size
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture expects South Dakota farmers to produce a record soybean crop, but less corn. USDA's latest production report forecasts the state's soybean crop at 233 million bushels, up 1 percent from last year. Acres for harvest are...
September 14, 2015 - 11:59am
August 25, 2015
Small grains harvest in South Dakota in latter stages
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The harvest of small grains crops in South Dakota is in the latter stages. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that about 74 percent of the barley, 86 percent of the spring wheat and 95 percent of the oats are in the bin. All three crops...
August 25, 2015 - 3:06pm
August 24, 2015
South Dakota motorists urged to be cautious during harvest
BROOKINGS (AP) — Although fall harvest is ways off, the South Dakota State University Extension is urging motorists to be cautious while sharing the road with farm equipment. The SDSU Extension office says most farm equipment operating on roadways is traveling at speeds between...
August 24, 2015 - 1:55pm
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