South Dakota's winter wheat crop is more than half way emerged, but well behind last year's pace.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its weekly crop and weather report that winter wheat is 53 percent emerged, behind last year's estimate of 100 percent and the five-year average of 99 percent.
Cattle conditions are rated at 74 percent good to excellent, 23 percent fair and 3 percent poor.
The state saw very little precipitation last week and moderate temperatures. Only five stations reported receiving precipitation. The most was at Roscoe and Clear Lake with 0.02 inches.
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