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Published November 01, 2011, 11:17 AM

SD farmers continue progress on row crop harvest

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Another week of favorable weather has helped South Dakota farmers with their row crop harvest.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Another week of favorable weather has helped South Dakota farmers with their row crop harvest.

The Agriculture Department says in its latest crop and weather report that the soybean harvest is essentially complete in most areas. Eighty-five percent of corn and 87 percent of sunflowers are now in the bin. All are well ahead of the average pace.

Ninety-one percent of South Dakota's winter wheat crop has emerged.

Many cattle pastures remain dry. Range and pasture land is reported at 52 percent in good to excellent condition.

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