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Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
May 12, 2016
South Dakota leads in production of bison and sunflowers
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota leads the nation in the production of bison and sunflowers. The Agriculture Department says the state topped those commodity classes in 2015 and was second in honey and oats. South Dakota ranked third in the production of flaxseed, alfalfa hay, all...
May 12, 2016 - 11:46am
January 29, 2016
Bin-busting yields help South Dakota lead in sunflowers
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — An agronomist might call it the power of high yields. Even though perennial ag powerhouse North Dakota harvested considerably more sunflower acres in 2015 than its sister state did, South Dakota still led the nation in sunflower production — again. "For the...
January 29, 2016 - 3:00pm
October 20, 2015
Dakotas sunflower harvest well ahead of last year's pace
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota and North Dakota sunflower growers are well ahead of last year's harvest pace, with the percentages coming in right around the five-year average. The National Sunflower Association says that 34 percent of the crop is harvested in South Dakota,...
October 20, 2015 - 11:23am
October 1, 2015
Sunflower yields expected to be higher than past several years
RELIANCE—It's been a good summer for sunflowers. Sunflower yields are expected to be higher than in the past several years, thanks to...
October 1, 2015 - 11:06pm
December 3, 2014
Sunflower harvest nearly complete across all areas
Harvest is nearly complete in all sunflower producing areas, according to the National Sunflower Association. In North Dakota, 91 percent of the sunflower crop is reported harvested. That rate is ahead of last year, but behind the average of 97 percent.
December 3, 2014 - 8:21pm
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 4, 2014
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 7, 2014
Wheat wraps up as harvest attention shifts to soybeans
Grain dust hung heavy in the air across much of the Upper Midwest during the week of Sept.
October 7, 2014 - 7:39am
August 14, 2014
USDA report shows it's a good year for sunflowers
It looks like a good year for sunflowers, according to this week's USDA reports and the National Sunflower Association. Eighty percent of North Dakota's sunflowers and 74 percent of South Dakota's sunflowers are reported in good to excellent condition.
August 14, 2014 - 4:37pm
July 29, 2014
Sunflower crop progressing in the Dakotas
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The sunflower crop is progressing in the Dakotas. The National Sunflower Association says South Dakota's blooms are above average, while North Dakota's are a little behind average. The group says 18 percent of South Dakota's crop is blooming. That's ahead...
July 29, 2014 - 8:57am
July 2, 2014
Sunflower hybrid performance depends on region
NDSU student talks about ‘genotype by environment’ study.
July 2, 2014 - 7:10am
June 22, 2014
Annual sunflower seminar slated for Deadwood
MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — The National Sunflower Association is holding its annual summer seminar in South Dakota. The Mandan-based group says the three-day meeting begins Tuesday at The Lodge in Deadwood, South Dakota. The group says the annual meeting gives industry leaders...
June 22, 2014 - 11:11pm
June 7, 2014
SD leads in production of 3 commodities in 2013
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota farmers and ranchers led the nation in the production of three commodities in 2013, up from just one the year before. The Agriculture Department says South Dakota producers once again led the U.S. in bison inventory. Oats production jumped from...
June 7, 2014 - 7:12pm