South Dakota Winter Wheat Appears to Be in Good Shape

January 6, 2016 07:00 PM

South Dakota's winter wheat crop appears to be in good condition heading into the coldest months of winter.

The Agriculture Department says in its latest crop report that 71 percent of the crop is in good to excellent condition. Only 1 percent is rated poor or very poor.

Cattle and calf conditions in the state are rated 84 percent good to excellent, and sheep and lamb conditions are 64 percent in those categories.

Hay supplies in South Dakota are rated 99 percent adequate to surplus, and stock water supplies are 86 percent in those categories.

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