Winter wheat seeding is mostly complete in South Dakota. “We’ve been down in acreage the last few years due to severe moisture issues. That’s hampered the acres available to plant, but this fall has gone perfectly,” said Reid Christopherson, executive director, South Dakota Wheat Commission. “Harvest is wrapping up quickly and price is showing a rebound. Farmers are thinking winter wheat.” Drier conditions are slowing the final seeding and rain would be appreciated. “There’s spotty emergence at this time. In many cases, the crop is still dormant and we could use a rain to freshen that up and get roots established.”
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