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Winter wheat, cattle, sheep, hay and stock water supplies all in good shape in South Dakota


SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota — Winter wheat, cattle and sheep all appear to be in good shape in South Dakota.

The Agriculture Department says in its latest crop report that the winter wheat crop is rated 36 percent in fair condition, 52 percent in good condition and 6 percent in excellent condition.

Cattle and calf conditions in the state are rated 91 percent good to excellent; 55 percent of sheep and lambs are in those categories, with another 44 percent in fair condition.

Hay supplies statewide are rated 98 percent adequate to surplus. Stock water supplies are rated 84 percent in those categories.

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