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S.D. Row Crop Forecasts Down
South Dakota Ag Connection - 11/10/2017

Based on November 1 conditions, South Dakota's 2017 corn crop is forecast at 788 million bushels, down 5 percent from last year's production, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Acreage harvested for grain is estimated at 5.25 million acres, up 2 percent from a year ago. Average yield is forecast at 150 bushels per acre, down 11 bushels from last year.

Soybean production is forecast at 252 million bushels, down 1 percent from last year. Area for harvest, at 5.61 million acres, is up 9 percent from 2016. Yield is forecast at 45 bushels per acre, down 4.5 bushels from last year.

Sorghum for grain production is forecast at 14.2 million bushels, down 10 percent from last year. Area for harvest, at 225,000 acres, is up 13 percent from 2016. Yield is forecast at 63 bushels per acre, down 16 bushels from last year.

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