South Dakota’s corn and soybean harvests are nearing the finish line.
The USDA says 82% of the state’s corn crop has been harvested, ahead of the five-year average of 52%.
Ninety-seven percent of soybeans are harvested.
The state’s sunflower harvest is 60% complete, ahead of the five-year average of 39%, while the sorghum harvest is 78% done.
USDA says winter wheat is 99% planted, in line with the average pace.