High hopes for South Dakota pea processing plantMarch 2, 2015 - 10:23amnews
HARROLD, S.D. -- Harlan Smith hopes the new South Dakota Pulse Processors LLC plant, expected to begin operation this summer, will make yellow peas a viable cash crop in central South Dakota.
"They're good for the soil, and for cow feed," says Smith, a shareholder who farms west of Harrold, S.D. "With the pea processing plant, we hope to have a good market for them."
Construction on the Harrold facility started in 2013 on seven acres...