FARGO, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota's winter wheat crop and livestock herds appear to be in good shape as the winter progresses.

The federal Agriculture Department says in its monthly crop report that 66 percent of the winter wheat crop is rated good to excellent, and only 3 percent is rated poor or very poor.

Cattle and calf conditions are rated 78 percent good to excellent, and sheep and lamb conditions 83 percent in those categories.

Stockwater supplies are 98 percent adequate to surplus, and hay and forage supplies are 96 percent in those categories.