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South Dakota milk production up 6 percent in July

SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture says milk production in South Dakota during July was up 6 percent from the previous year. The USDA's Agricultural Statistics Service says production in the state in July totaled 215 million p...

SIOUX FALLS (AP) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture says milk production in South Dakota during July was up 6 percent from the previous year.

The USDA's Agricultural Statistics Service says production in the state in July totaled 215 million pounds.

The average number of milk cows was 115,000 head, an 8,000-head increase from July 2015. Milk production per cow averaged 1,870 pounds.

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