It was a disappointing harvest for South Dakota corn and soybean farmers. Corn production was down 27 percent from 2018 and soybean production declined a whopping 42 percent. South Dakota corn yields averaged 145 bushels per acre, down 15 from the previous year. Soybean yields averaged 42.5 bushels per acre, down 2.5 bushels from 2018. South Dakota alfalfa hay production increased nearly 20 percent from a year earlier.
Subscribe to RRFN
Get a weekly digest from RRFN to stay up-to-date on all the latest news in agriculture.