Noticeable Improvement Seen in Wheat Condition this Week Compared to Last in Latest Crop ReportMon, 26 Mar 2018 15:58:37 CDT
In this week’s Crop Progress report released on Monday by the USDA, winter wheat’s condition in Oklahoma improved from the previous week rated currently at 28 percent very poor, 26 poor, 37 fair and 9 good to excellent. Winter wheat jointing reached 36 percent, down 5 points from normal. Canola’s condition this week is rated 24 percent very poor, 36 poor, 34 fair and 6 percent good to excellent. Canola blooming reached 11 percent, unchanged from normal. Conditions of pasture and range were rated at 13 percent very poor, 26 poor, 38 fair and 23 percent good to excellent. To view the complete report for this week, click or tap here.
Winter wheat condition in Kansas, this week rated 15 percent very poor, 34 poor, 38 fair, 12 good, and 1 excellent. To view the complete report for this week, click or tap here.
Wheat conditions in Texas rated this week at 34 percent very poor, 29 poor, 25 fair, 10 good and 2 percent excellent. Wheat headed is currently 5 percent complete, behind last year by 5 points but above the average by 1 point. Corn planted this week reached 43 percent complete, up 8 point from last week, on par with last year and above the average by 10. Corn emerged rates 19 percent complete currently, well above the average by 12 points. Cotton planting in Texas continues this week now 8 percent done, above last week and the average by 6 points. Sorghum planting continues, too, rated this week at 32 percent complete, up 7 points from last week and the average. Range and pasture conditions this week rate 9 percent very poor, 24 poor, 37 fair, 26 good and 4 percent excellent. To view the complete report for this week, click or tap here.
Compared to a week ago- the Oklahoma Poor to Very Poor number is 12 points better than the 66% poor to very poor- while the Kansas crop increased by 6 points (55% last week- 49% this week) and the Texas crop worsened by 3 percentage points (60% last week- 63% this week).
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