A derecho brought high winds, rain and hail to central and southern South Dakota. Near Onida, Oahe Grain Corporation location manager Tim Luken says there is grain bin damage and crop damage in the area. “Some of the corn was tipped over. Thankfully, it wasn’t really tall yet and what was leaning will come back up.” Near Mitchell, Chet Edinger had a similar situation. “It may not look pretty, but we still should put a nice ear on,” says Edinger. “We were worried about wheat lodging, but we had a really dry April and the short straw length helped with that.” Photo credit: Chet Edinger
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