South Dakota farmers have harvested 75 percent of their soybean fields, while 31 percent of the corn crop harvest is complete, that according to the Federal Agriculture Department. Both are lagging behind last year’s pace and the five-year average. Weeks of rainfall have been slowing the harvests. Some farmers in the Dakotas have not been able to get into the fields to due the soggy conditions, while others have been dealing with stuck equipment.
Harvesting Behind Due To Wet Weather