South Dakota’s corn and soybean harvest continues to progress ahead of the five-year average pace.
The USDA says corn is 44% harvested with 39% of the crop in good-to-excellent condition.
Eighty-two percent of soybeans have been harvested, compared to the average pace of 56%. Forty-one percent of the crop is in good-to-excellent shape.
The state’s sunflower harvest is 18% finished, near the average.
Winter wheat farmers have planted 91% of the crop.