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Winter Wheat Harvest Gains Traction in Kansas While Oklahoma and Texas Near the Home Stretch

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 16:13:27 CDT

Winter Wheat Harvest Gains Traction in Kansas While Oklahoma and Texas Near the Home Stretch In the latest crop progress report released Monday, June 19, 2017, the United States Department of Agriculture rated the US soybean crop condition at 67 percent good to excellent, 26 percent fair and 7 poor to very poor. The US corn condition is rated 67 percent good to excellent, 25 percent fair and 8 percent poor to very poor. Nationally, winter wheat harvest has reached 28 percent, up 5 points from this time last year and ahead of the average by 3 points. For the complete USDA Crop Progress report, click here.




According to the weekly crop progress report from USDA, Oklahoma winter wheat harvested reached 77 percent, up 18 points from normal. Canola harvested reached 74 percent, unchanged from normal. Sorghum planted reached 83 percent, up 9 points from normal. Soybeans planted reached 71 percent, up 3 points from normal. Cotton squaring reached 13 percent, up 5 points from the previous year and up 5 points from normal. Conditions of pasture and range were rated at 87 percent good to fair. To view the complete Oklahoma Crop Progress and Condition Report, click here.




In Kansas, winter wheat harvested was 22 percent, equal to last year, and near 25 average. Corn condition rated 1 percent very poor, 6 poor, 32 fair, 52 good, and 9 excellent. Soybean condition rated 1 percent very poor, 2 poor, 30 fair, 63 good, and 4 excellent. Sorghum condition rated 0 percent very poor, 2 poor, 24 fair, 71 good, and 3 excellent. Pasture and range conditions rated 0 percent very poor, 2 poor, 19 fair, 64 good, and 15 excellent. To view the complete Kansas Crop Progress and Condition Report, click here.




In Texas, wheat harvest continued, reaching 74 percent complete for the state as a whole, 22 points above last year and 16 points above the 5-year average. Cotton planting is now 91 percent complete, down 2 points from last year and below the average by 3 points. Corn condition rates 74 percent good to excellent, 22 fair and 4 percent poor to very poor. Sorghum in the state is rated at 59 percent good to excellent, 36 percent fair, and 5 poor. Pasture conditions are rated at 53 percent good to excellent statewide, 34 fair and 13 percent poor to very poor. To view the complete Texas Crop Progress and Condition Report, click here.





   

 

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