South Dakota raises third-largest corn crop on record
Published 01/13/2011, South Dakota Corn Growers Association
January 12, 2011 – 2010 South Dakota corn crop totals finished at 569.7 million bushels, making this the state's third-largest crop on record. The state's corn crop was down four percent from November projections and 19 percent from the 2009 record total. Just as total bushels are down, harvested acres were also down 10 percent from 2009, totaling 4.22 million, the lowest level since 2006.Word count: 352
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