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Published November 09, 2011, 11:24 AM

South Dakota corn, soybean estimates drop slightly

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Estimates of South Dakota's corn and soybean crops have each fallen 3 percent over the month.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Estimates of South Dakota's corn and soybean crops have each fallen 3 percent over the month.

The latest figures from the U.S. Department of Agriculture put the South Dakota corn crop at 648 million bushels, up 14 percent from last year. The state's soybean crop is pegged at just under 154 million bushels, down 2 percent from 2010.

The South Dakota sorghum crop is estimated at 5.3 million bushels, down 5 percent over the month but even with last year's level.

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