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South Dakota CropMAP

Total population (1990 census): 696,004
State Capital: Pierre

Extension office

For CropSELECT see county pages.

Crop Statistics (1997 US Census of Agriculture)

Cereals Farms Acres Yield
Maize=Corn 14342 3175113 295056391 bu
Sorghum for Grain or Seed 753 106218 6475034 bu
Wheat 9561 3177527 89470811 bu
Durum Wheat for Grain 144 38691 1063228 bu
Other Spring Wheat 7093 1852380 51327468 bu
Winter Wheat for Grain 4461 1286456 37080115 bu
Barley 966 104892 4233108 bu
Buckwheat 45 3507 74400 bu
Canola 18 1692 1610818 lbs
Flaxseed 85 9504 152429 bu
Mustard Seed 3 D D
Oats 3729 253972 13726509 bu
Popcorn 28 5342 18699650 lbs shelled
Proso Millet 656 122451 3850169 bu
Rye 224 16874 486158 bu
Safflower 42 10656 6084510 lbs
Sunflower Seed 2858 740707 1041102232 lbs
Grain Legumes Farms Acres Yield
Soybeans for Beans 11700 2939146 100762163 bu
Dry Edible Beans 104 23167 448294 cwt
Dry Edible Peas 18 2527 4476590 lbs
Lentils 4 D D
Forages Farms Acres Yield
Field Seed and Grass Seed Crops 203 25036 X
Alfalfa Seed 121 12136 565596 lbs
Bromegrass Seed 7 728 131874 lbs
Fescue Seed 1 D D
Sweetclover Seed 1 D D
Timothy Seed 2 D D
Wheatgrass Seed 46 6616 521717 lbs
Other Seeds 36 5419 808028 lbs
Total Hay* 19298 3584798 6590651 tons, dry
Alfalfa Hay 16085 2070754 4459532 tons, dry
Small Grain Hay 1956 126090 194612 tons, dry
Tame Hay 5843 517567 825680 tons, dry
Wild Hay 7635 806751 993291 tons dry
Grass Silage 775 63636 352618 tons, grn
Corn for Silage or Green Chop 4785 308116 3061677 tons, grn
Corn Cut for Dry Fodder 2 D X
Sorghum Cut for Dry Forage or Hay 26 3577 8512
Sorghum for Silage or Green Chop 773 39900 377917 tons, grn
Sorghum Hogged or Grazed 19 646 X
Vegetables Farms Acres Yield
Asparagus 9 9  
Snap Beans 19 5  
Beets 13 2  
Head Cabbage 8 1  
Cantaloups 29 173  
Carrots 7 3  
Cauliflower 1 D  
Cucumbers and Pickles 23 9  
Eggplant 2 D  
Lettuce and Romaine 1 D  
Dry Onions 11 7  
Green Onions 1 D  
Parsley 1 D  
Green Peas 12 4  
Hot Peppers 3 1  
Sweet Peppers 14 5  
Potatoes 49 4386 932485 cwt
Pumpkins 47 149  
Radishes 1 D  
Squash 41 95  
Sweet Corn 93 413  
Tomatoes 41 35  
Mixed Vegetables 10 10  
Watermelons 40 304  
Other Vegetables 10 13  
Fruits and Nuts Farms Acres Yield
Apples 36 221 25793 trees
Cherries, Total 12 10 590 trees
Sweet Cherries 3 Z 19 trees
Tart Cherries 9 10 571 trees
Grapes 9 7 1858 trees
Peaches 5 D D
Pears 5 2 D
Plums and Prunes 17 D 1425
English Walnuts 1 D D
Other Fruits and Nuts 10 38 3369
Blackberries 2 D D
Raspberries 13 18 9809 lbs
Strawberries 12 22 86470 lbs
Other Crops Farms Acres Yield
Herbs, Dried 1 D D
Mint for Oil 2 D D
Other 34 2852 X
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops, Cut Christmas Trees Harvested, Mushrooms, and Sod Grown for Sale Farms Sq. ft. under glass or other protection Acres in the open Sales ($1,000)
Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 122 1475765 2862 21621
Nursery, Floriculture, Vegetable and Flower Seed Crops 39 X 655 X
Floriculture Crops 56 1458013 D 10507
Bedding and Garden Plants 53 1197813 61 8901
Cut Flowers and Cut Florist Greens 4 D D D
Foliage Plants 5 D D D
Potted Flowering Plants 18 181580 D 1186
Bulbs, Corms, Rhizomes, and Tubers 3 D 10 D
Cut Christmas Trees Harvested 15 X 129 147
Nursery Crops 45 D 618 5526
Sod Harvested 7 X 326 1182
Vegetable and Flower Seeds 3 D D D
Greenhouse Vegetables 4 D X 25
Other Nursery and Greenhouse Crops 17 D 113 77

*Alfalfa, grass silage, green chops etc.
D=Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual farms.
X=Not applicable.
Z=Less than half of the unit shown.