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SPINK COUNTY
SOUTH DAKOTA



2007 AG CENSUS
Number of Farms: 624
Land in Farms (acres): 907,643
Total Cropland (acres): 686,905
Avg Farm Size (acres): 1,455
County Seat located at Redfield SD

Spink County Latitude and Longitude:
44 degrees - 50 minutes north latitude and 98 degrees - 25 minutes west longitude


LAND MASS:

1504 square miles (36 x 42), 962,551 acres.   Second largest east river county

FARM INFORMATION:

Number of Farms - 624
Land in Farms - 907,643 acres
Average Size of Farm - 1,455 acres


IRRIGATION:
  1997 Census Information
Number of Farms - 39
Irrigated Acres - 14,006


MACHINERY DEALERSHIPS:

Redfield Equipment Company: Case IH   (605) 472-0810
Spink County Equipment: John Deere   (605) 472-2540



FEED PLANTS, MILLS and ELEVATORS:
Dakota Best Inc.   (605) 472-2550
South Dakota Wheatgrowers - Redfield   (605) 472-2290
South Dakota Wheatgrowers - Tulare   (605) 596-4114
South Dakota Wheatgrowers - Mellette   (605) 887-3572
James Valley Farmers Elevator - Conde   (605) 382-5267





HOSPITALS
Redfield Community Memorial Hospital -
25 bed hospital and clinic - 3 docotors and 2 PA's,
Ambulance Service


ELECTRIC COSTS:
Northern Electric
1-800-529-0310

NorthWestern Public Service
1-800-245-6977


NATURAL GAS COSTS:
NorthWestern Public Service
1-800-245-6977


PROPANE:
Johnson Oil - Redfield
(605) 472-2618


WATER COSTS:
Web Water Development
1-800-658-3957

Mid Dakota Rural Water System
1-800-439-3079

POPULATION:
Spink County - 7,454
Ashton, SD - 152
Brentford, SD - 65
Conde, SD - 187
Doland, SD - 297
Frankfort, SD - 166
Mellette, SD - 248
Northville, SD - 124
Redfield, SD - 2,897
Tulare, SD - 221
Turton, SD - 61


SCHOOLS:
Doland 56-2,
www.doland.k12.sd.us

Northwestern 56-3,
www.northwestern.k12.sd.us

Redfield 56-4,
www.redfield.k12.sd.us

Hitchcock-Tulare 56-5,
www.hitchcock-tulare.k12.sd.us



COMMODITIES 2010:
Corn, Grain:
Soybeans:
Oats:
Sunflowers, Oil:
Winter Wheat:
Spring Wheat:
Hay, Alfalfa:
Hay, Other:
Sorgum:
190,000 acres, 183,700 Harvest Acres, Yield 135 bu., Produced 24,805,000 bu. - #2
243,000 acres, 237,000 Harvested Acres, Yield 31 bu., Produced 7,343,000 bu. - #1
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13,500 acres, 12,200 Harvested Acres, Yield 54.4 bu., Produced 664,000 bu. - #26
53,600 acres, 50,500 Harvested Acres, Yield 44.2 bu., Produced 2,233,000 bu. - #10
  --                 26,000 Harvested Acres, Yield 3.1 tons, Produced 80,000 tons - #25
  --                 32,000 Harvested Acres, Yield 1.7 tons, Produced 54,000 tons - #10
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Livestock - January 1, 2011
All Cattle: 85,5000 - #7


  Grow Spink, Inc.
701 Main Street
Redfield SD 57469
Email: craig.johnson@growspink.com

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