South Dakota farmers had good planting progress and a decent corn condition rating for the first update this season.
Corn planting in South Dakota is 92%, well ahead of average for this time of the year, with 63% of the crop emerging. Conditions are rated 65% good to excellent.
Soybean planting is at 81% complete with 36% of the crop emerging, both ahead of last year.
Winter wheat conditions declined in South Dakota in the last week.