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Winter Wheat Struggling Across Much of the Plains States in First Crop Condition Reports for March

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 16:02:27 CST

Winter Wheat Struggling Across Much of the Plains States in First Crop Condition Reports for March In the latest crop progress report released Monday, March 4, 2018, winter wheat grazed in Oklahoma reached 35 percent. Conditions of pasture and range were rated at 55 percent good to fair. To view the complete Oklahoma Crop Progress and Condition Report, click here.

In Kansas, winter wheat condition rated 15 percent very poor, 35 poor, 37 fair, 12 good, and 1 excellent. To view the complete Kansas Crop Progress and Condition Report, click here.

Meanwhile, the lack of moisture in Texas has kept small grains in poor condition. Wheat conditions improved in the Blacklands, the Cross Timbers, East Texas, the Edwards Plateau, South Central and South Texas. At the same time, preparations for cotton are underway in the Southern Low Plains, the Coastal Bend and South Texas. Corn planting started in areas of South Central Texas. Corn and sorghum planting started in South Texas, the Coastal Bend and the Upper Coast, but was delayed in the Blacklands and East Texas due to regional rains. Pastures benefited from the precipitation received during the past week. Pastures ae greening up across most of the state while some range condition was only rated 68 percent fair to poor. To view the complete Texas Crop Progress and Condition Report, click here.



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