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South Dakota corn, sunflower harvests wrapping up; pastures are in mostly good condition


SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota — South Dakota farmers are wrapping up the corn and sunflower harvests.

The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that the sunflower harvest is 86 percent done, slightly behind the average pace. The corn harvest is 96 percent complete, ahead of the average.

Pasture and range conditions in the state are rated 56 percent good to excellent. Stock water supplies are rated 78 percent adequate to surplus.

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