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SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
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July 1, 2014
SD farmers plant largest soybean crop on record
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota farmers planted a record soybean crop this year, mirroring a national trend. The Agriculture Department estimates 4.95 million soybean acres in the state, up 8 percent from last year. Nationally, soybean acreage is up 11 percent over the year...
July 1, 2014 - 6:13pm
June 30, 2014
US farmers plant record soybean crop, less corn
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The nation's farmers planted the largest soybean crop on record this year by devoting millions of acres of land to the crop that had been used for growing corn, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday. Farmers planted 84.8 million acres of soybeans,...
June 30, 2014 - 10:30pm
June 11, 2014
Soy farmers see rally ending
Survey: Production to hit all-time high. Planting of soybeans expanded this year as a slump in corn prices encouraged farmers to switch crops....
June 11, 2014 - 7:29am
April 30, 2014
Yields up, prices down on SD farms in 2013
South Dakota farmers had better yields in 2013, but dealt with lower prices when it came to selling their crops, according to a report released Wednesday by the South Dakota Center for Farm and Ranch Management at Mitchell Technical Institute. Yields for corn went up 77 percent compared...
April 30, 2014 - 6:29pm
January 24, 2014
Corn's price drop has US farmers looking to soy
By David Pitt DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Farmers spent the last few years planting as much corn as they could, but with its price half what it was a couple of years ago, the crop's golden luster has dulled and many growers are considering shifting acreage back to soybeans. A...
January 24, 2014 - 7:37am
January 11, 2014
SD corn, soybean harvests break records
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Crop production in South Dakota last year was up significantly over the previous year and includes record amounts of corn and soybeans. South Dakota’s total 2013 corn production is estimated at nearly 809 million bushels, up 51 percent over the year before,...
January 11, 2014 - 11:05am
January 9, 2014
SD Soybean Association welcomes new board officers
The South Dakota Soybean Association (SDSA) welcomes Scott Biskeborn, a farmer from Chamberlain, to the SDSA board as the 2013 Young Leader Representative. SDSA elected John Horter, a farmer from Andover, as president and Jerry Schmitz, a farmer from Vermillion, as vice president...
January 9, 2014 - 12:32pm
November 27, 2013
Ethanol's rise can mean loss of hunting lands
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Pheasants once drew hundreds of weekend hunters to Fairbury, Neb., each fall, filling the 45 rooms at...
November 27, 2013 - 7:58pm
October 22, 2013
Rain hampers corn, soybean harvests in Dakotas
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Weeks of rainfall in the Dakotas have been slowing this year's corn and soybean harvests, as farmers...
October 22, 2013 - 3:16pm
September 12, 2013
USDA projects SD corn crop up 44 percent over 2012, drops soy yield
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has raised its yield forecast for South Dakota's corn crop while dropping...
September 12, 2013 - 3:16pm
August 30, 2013
Cash-rich U.S. farmers slow to sell huge corn, soybean crops
CHICAGO -- Several years of profitable crops have left U.S. farmers with enough cash that they can delay additional sales of corn and soybeans, which could be bad news for food companies, livestock feeders, and exporters hoping for an abundance of low-price grain after this year's...
August 30, 2013 - 8:09pm
August 14, 2013
U.S. soy hits almost 3-week high as crop outlook cut
LONDON -- Soybean futures on the Chicago Board of Trade rose to the highest level in almost three weeks on Tuesday, buoyed by a larger-than-expected cut to a U.S. government estimate for new crop yields along with demand from China. Corn futures also advanced as the U.S. Department...
August 14, 2013 - 10:38pm
August 9, 2013
South American farmers expected to favor soy over corn
LONDON -- South American farmers deciding now about what to plant for the next season probably will favor soybeans over corn as profit prospects are better for the oilseed than for grain, Oil World said.
August 9, 2013 - 8:46pm
July 31, 2013
SD Soybean Council elects new leadership, welcomes new board member
An area man was recently elected chairman of the board of directors for the South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council. Marc Reiner, a soybean farmer from Tripp, was elected to the position. Reiner is a fifth-generation farmer and raises soybeans, corn, wheat, alfalfa, beef...
July 31, 2013 - 6:38pm
July 25, 2013
Northeast Iowa corn, soy yields below average, Doane tour shows
CHICAGO -- Corn and soybean yields across northeastern Iowa, the biggest U.S. grower, will be smaller than the average after rain and cool weather delayed planting and early growth, based on field inspections Tuesday during an annual Midwest crop tour run by Doane Advisory Services...
July 25, 2013 - 12:01am