South Dakota Corn Utilization Council President Chad Blindauer farms near Mitchell, South Dakota, and just wrapped up planting for the year after a slow start due to cold weather. “Once we got rolling, it went smoothly. We usually have winter wheat in our rotation, but with the dry fall, the wheat didn’t turn out.” Blindauer has seen good emergence so far from crops he got planted in late April. “We were fortunate enough to get an inch and a half of rain, combined with the warm temperatures, it’s coming up good.”
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