- Associated Press - Thursday, July 21, 2016

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - A government report shows South Dakota dairy farms increased milk production in June compared to last year.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says milk production in the state totaled 210 million pounds last month, a 7 percent increase over June 2015.

The average number of milk cows last month was 115,000, up 9,000 during the same period last year. Milk production per cow averaged 1,830 pounds.

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Online: www.nass.usda.gov

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