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Rain Limited Planting Last Week In South Dakota

Rain limited the ability for farmers in some areas of South Dakota to plant crops last week.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its weekly crop report that producers had on average only 4.9 days suitable for fieldwork.  Winter wheat was jointed at 76 percent and headed at 39 percent. This is behind last year’s pace of 99 percent and the average of 73 percent. Winter wheat conditions were rated 34 percent very poor, 21 percent poor, 30 percent fair, 15 percent good and 0 percent excellent.  Ninety-five percent of cattle were reported as moved to pasture compared to 90 percent the week before.  Pasture and range conditions rated 1 percent very poor, 8 percent poor, 29 percent fair, 52 percent good and 10 percent excellent.

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