FARGO, N.D. — Livestock in North Dakota and the state’s winter wheat crop appear to be holding up well to winter so far.

The monthly crop report from the federal Agriculture Department shows about two-thirds of the winter wheat in fair or good condition.

Cattle and calf conditions are rated 77 percent good to excellent, with death losses average to light.

Hay supplies are rated 71 percent adequate to surplus, and stock water supplies are 51 percent in those categories.

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