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Rain Slowing Oklahoma Wheat and Canola Harvest

Mon, 09 Jun 2014 19:00:55 CDT

Rain Slowing Oklahoma Wheat and Canola Harvest

The wet weather is slowing wheat and canola harvest across Oklahoma. In the weekly crop weather report issued by the US Department of Agriculture showed wheat harvest reached 26 percent complete, 11 points behind normal. Condition of the state's wheat crop remained nearly unchanged with 76 percent in poor to very poor condition. Half of the canola crop has been harvested, 42 points ahead of last year.

Precipitation for the week ranged from 1.55 inches in the Panhandle to 3.72 inches in the Central District. The rain is also aiding the recently planted corn crop with 95 percent of the crop emerged. Corn conditions were rated 83 percent good to fair.

Even with the rain, the hay crop mostly rates in mostly fair condition with 76 percent of first cutting complete.

Pasture and range conditions were rated mostly good to fair. Ponds are being replenished from recent rains in some areas while others were still in need of rain. Bermuda pastures were slowly increasing in growth. Grasshoppers were becoming an issue. Livestock conditions were rated 85 percent good to fair and markets were holding strong.



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