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Snow hampering harvest of some Dakotas row crops

December 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Blake Nicholson

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Snow in early October and early December is pushing the fall harvest of some row crops in the Dakotas into the winter months, and farmers might be forced to leave some corn in the field until spring.

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Snow hampering harvest of some Dakotas row crops

December 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Blake Nicholson

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Snow in early October and early December is pushing the fall harvest of some row crops in the Dakotas into the winter months, and farmers might be forced to leave some corn in the field until spring.

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SD corn harvest near done; low prices big concern

November 25, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Carson Walker

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota farmers have harvested most of this year’s row crops and the frigid weather shouldn’t hurt grain still in the field, though fall tillage is probably over because the ground is frozen.

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Concerns ease over propane for corn drying

November 25, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Mikkel Pates

FARGO, N.D. — The propane corn drying crisis of 2013 appears to be over.
Elevator operators and farmers throughout the region report that they were slowed but not stopped in their corn harvest when propane supplies tightened up …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Concerns ease over propane for corn drying

November 25, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Mikkel Pates

FARGO, N.D. — The propane corn drying crisis of 2013 appears to be over.
Elevator operators and farmers throughout the region report that they were slowed but not stopped in their corn harvest when propane supplies tightened up …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Record SD corn harvest projected

November 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

Based on Nov. 1 conditions, South Dakota’s corn crop is forecast at a record high 812 million bushels, up 6 percent from the Sept. 1 forecast and up 52 percent from last year, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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Record SD corn harvest projected

November 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

Based on Nov. 1 conditions, South Dakota’s corn crop is forecast at a record high 812 million bushels, up 6 percent from the Sept. 1 forecast and up 52 percent from last year, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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Weather slows harvest for SD producers

November 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

Weather has put a damper on this fall’s harvest.

According to a United States Department of Agriculture crop report, below-normal temperatures and wet field conditions plagued South Dakota farmers last week, continuing to slow row crop harvest…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Cool, wet conditions slow SD row crop harvest

November 5, 2013 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The row crop harvest in South Dakota is being slowed by cool, wet conditions.

The Agriculture Department says in its latest crop and weather report that the sunflower harvest is 31 percent done, the corn harvest 63 percent com…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Cool, wet conditions slow SD row crop harvest

November 5, 2013 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The row crop harvest in South Dakota is being slowed by cool, wet conditions.

The Agriculture Department says in its latest crop and weather report that the sunflower harvest is 31 percent done, the corn harvest 63 percent com…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com