Winter wheat planting is wrapping up in South Dakota.
The federal Agriculture Department in its weekly crop report says 95 percent of the crop was seeded and 80 percent was emerged, both near average. The crop is rated mostly in fair to good condition.
Late season harvest progress reports include 16 percent for sunflowers, 33 percent for sorghum, 41 percent for corn and 77 percent for soybeans.
Subsoil moisture is rated 66 percent adequate to surplus, and topsoil moisture is 86 percent in those categories, both down slightly over the week.
Pasture and range conditions are rated 43 percent in good to excellent condition, also down over the week.