In South Dakota, there was strong interest in planting winter wheat this fall. South Dakota Wheat Commission Executive Director Reid Christopherson attributes the interest to prices, well-timed rains around Labor Day and the early soybean harvest. “There were also frustrations with the drought that impacted the row crops this year. There’s an interest in getting back to the traditional rotation plan,” said Christopherson. “Farmers are also looking at spring fertilizer prices.”
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