- Associated Press - Thursday, May 19, 2016

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - The U.S. Department of Agriculture says South Dakota increased its milk production in April.

The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service says milk production in the state totaled 210 million pounds last month, an 11 percent increase over April 2015.

The average number of milk cows last month was 114,000, up 11,000 during the same period last year. Milk production per cow averaged 1,840 pounds.

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