South Dakota corn starts to silk

Corn has started silking in South Dakota.

USDA says 1% of the crop is at that stage and corn condition is rated 49% good to excellent.

Soybean conditions are rated 48% good to excellent with 13% of soybeans blooming and no pods setting yet.

Winter wheat harvest is just getting started in South Dakota at 1% complete with the crop rated 46% poor to very poor. Spring wheat is 89% headed, ahead of average for South Dakota for this time of the year with the crop rated 41% fair.

USDA says 20% of South Dakota’s sorghum is headed with conditions rated 55% good to excellent.

South Dakota’s pasture and rangeland conditions are rated 39% good to excellent.

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