SD Red Meat Production in April Up Over Year



SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Commercial red meat production for South Dakota totaled 81.9 million pounds during April, down 5 percent from March but up 2 percent over the year.
The Agriculture Department says both pork and sheep production were up from April 2011.
The commercial hog slaughter for South Dakota totaled 363,100 head during April, compared to 361,800 the previous year.

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