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USDA's First National Crop Progress Report Rates US Winter Wheat at 32 Percent Good to Excellent

Mon, 02 Apr 2018 17:01:48 CDT

USDA's First National Crop Progress Report Rates US Winter Wheat at 32 Percent Good to Excellent In this week’s Crop Progress report released on Monday, April 2, 2018 the USDA rates the US wheat crop’s condition at 30 percent poor to very poor, 38 fair and 32 good to excellent. To view this complete report, click or tap here.



In Oklahoma, winter wheat’s condition is rated 46 percent poor to very poor, 45 fair and 9 good to excellent. Winter wheat jointing reached 46 percent, down 8 points from normal. Canola’s condition is rated this week at 50 percent poor to very poor, 42 fair and 8 good to excellent. Canola blooming reached 16 percent, down 2 points from normal. Corn planted reached 4 percent this week. Conditions of pasture and range were rated at 34 percent poor to very poor, 50 fair and 16 good to excellent. To view this complete report, click or tap here.



In Kansas, winter wheat condition rated 13 percent very poor, 34 poor, 43 fair, 10 good, and 0 excellent. Corn planting was underway in southern counties and was 1 percent complete statewide, near 3 last year and 2 for the five-year average. To view this complete report, click or tap here.



In Texas, winter wheat in the High Plains is still in need of moisture, but conditions continue to improve. Winter wheat this week rates 15 percent good to excellent, 26 fair and 59 poor to very poor. Wheat headed this week reached 11 percent, up from 5 the week prior, 30 last year and 12 the average. Corn planted in Texas is at 55 percent this week, up 12 points from last week and 13 the average, but near last year at 54. Emerged is at 26 this week, up from 19 last week and 17 the average. Cotton planted is at 11 this week, ahead of the year before by 5 points and the average by 6. Sorghum planted is at 42 percent complete this week, trailing last year by 3 but ahead of the average by 10 points. Range and pasture is currently rated at 37 good to excellent, 36 fair and 27 percent poor to very poor. To view this complete report, click or tap here.



Compared to a week ago - the Oklahoma Poor to Very Poor number is 8 points better than the 54% poor to very poor- while the Kansas crop increased by 2 points (49% last week- 47% this week) and the Texas crop improved by 4 percentage points (63% last week- 59% this week).




   

 

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