Fast Facts: S.D. honey
South Dakota ranks second in honey production
Honey production in South Dakota last year totaled 17 million pounds, the second-most in the nation behind North Dakota. South Dakota production from producers with five or more colonies was up 3 percent over the year. Prices for the 2012 crop averaged $1.94 per pound, up from $1.70 in 2011. The total value of the state’s honey crop was $33 million, up 18 percent over the year. F
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A strong fat lamb market offers producers hope after the Covid pandemic and the sale of a major lamb plant coupled with the bankruptcy of a marketing cooperative sent the market into turmoil in 2020.