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Extreme heat, humidity stress South Dakota crops, livestock

SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service says extreme heat and humidity has impacted much of South Dakota and stressed crops, rangeland and livestock.

SIOUX FALLS (AP) - The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service says extreme heat and humidity has impacted much of South Dakota and stressed crops, rangeland and livestock.

The Agriculture Department says in its latest crop progress report that showers and storms gave some areas relief, but rain totals varied and left many places with little precipitation.

Winter wheat harvested was 82 percent, which is ahead of 36 percent last year. Spring wheat harvested was 20 percent, which is ahead of 1 percent last year.

Oats harvested was 58 percent compared to 33 percent last year.

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