Based at Rapid City, Dakota Mill and Grain Inc. grain merchandiser Jerry Cope says the winter wheat harvest continues in southwest South Dakota. “We’re down to the last of the harvest, but it all depends on the farmer. Spring wheat acres are down.” Cope says the winter wheat crop, in general, is good. “Knock on wood, we’ve been pretty fortunate. Our vomitoxin is low and protein is pretty good. Compared to other areas, we feel pretty fortunate. Yield is averaging low to mid-50 bushels per acre.
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