South Dakota's Soybean Crop Expected to be Record-size

November 13, 2016 06:50 AM

South Dakota's soybean crop is expected to set a record, but corn production in the state this year is forecast to be down.

The Agriculture Department in its latest forecast projects the state's soybean crop at 248 million bushels, up more than 5 percent from last year, and the corn crop at 771 million bushels, down 4 percent.

Sorghum production is forecast at 17.6 million bushels, down 3 percent from 2015.

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