SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — South Dakota farmers last year produced record and soybean crops.
The Agriculture Department says in its crop production summary that South Dakota’s corn crop totaled 826 million bushels, up 3 percent from 2015. The state’s soybean crop totaled 256 million bushels, up 9 percent.
The state’s alfalfa, sorghum, oil sunflower, proso millet and flaxseed crops all were down over the year.