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A sunflower soaks up the sun north of Gladstone in July 2010. North Dakota regained its status as the nation's leading sunflower producer in 2012, after losing the recognition to South Dakota in 2011. The National Sunflower Association expects North Dakota to remain on top, if growing conditions are similar to last year.

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North Dakota was knocked down in 2011 when it lost its long-held title as the leading sunflower produce in the United States to its neighbor to the south.


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