Third of SD corn is mature, harvest begins
One-percent of South Dakota corn has been harvested with 33% having reached maturity as of Sunday.
Thirty-four percent of corn is in very poor to poor condition with 55% fair to good.
Nearly 60% of soybeans are dropping leaves, ahead of the average. Forty-one percent of beans are in the poor categories. Nearly all the rest is fair to good.
Winter wheat planting, at 13%, behind last year but close to the average.
Forty-five percent of sorghum is rated poor to very poor with two-percent harvested.