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


FARGO, North Dakota — The corn and sunflower harvests are nearing completion in North Dakota.

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 92 percent complete, ahead of the average.

Pasture and range conditions in the state are rated 65 percent good to excellent. Stock water supplies are rated 93 percent adequate to surplus.

About two-thirds of the winter wheat crop in North Dakota is rated in good to excellent condition.

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