Dry conditions in parts of South Dakota has pushed the corn crop to mature. Watertown, South Dakota farmer Doug Noem has started chopping corn silage.”We going to be about ten-to-15 percent under normal yields. The silage choppers are finding about 170 bushel corn, when we typically have 200-to-200-plus.” Noem planted corn well into May. “There such a wide variety of planting dates that chopping might stretch out.”
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