03 Jun Harvest continues in Southern Plains
Texas– Winter wheat harvest was underway in areas of the Northern High Plains. Wet conditions in the Blacklands delayed harvest in the area. Harvest continued in North East Texas, aided by warm weather. Wheat harvest was underway in areas of the Southern Low Plains.
Oklahoma– Condition of the winter wheat in Oklahoma continued to deteriorate, with 78 percent rated in poor to very poor condition. Wheat headed was virtually complete by week’s end while wheat harvested reached 6 percent complete, 14 point behind normal.
Kansas– Winter wheat conditions rated 28 percent very poor, 34 poor, 27 fair, 10 good, and 1 excellent. Winter wheat headed was 96 percent, ahead of 90 last year, but near the five-year average of 97. Winter wheat coloring was 37 percent, well ahead of 0 last year and 33 average.
Colorado– Winter wheat percent headed and spring wheat emergence showed the largest advances in development from previous week’s values, namely 63 percent and 94 percent, respectively.
Nebraska– Winter wheat conditions rated 8 percent very poor, 18 poor, 34 fair, 37 good, and 3 excellent. Winter wheat jointed was 94 percent, ahead of 90 last year, but equal to the five-year average. Winter wheat headed was 60 percent, well ahead of 24 last year, but near 56 average.
South Dakota– Winter wheat condition rated 0 percent very poor, 5 poor, 35 fair, 57 good, and 3 excellent. Winter wheat jointed was 43 percent. Headed was 11 percent, ahead of 2 last year, but behind the five year average of 24.
Spring wheat was 95 percent planted, near 100 last year and 99 average. Emerged was 82 percent, behind 92 last year and 94 average. Spring wheat jointed was 13 percent. Headed was 5 percent, ahead of 0 last year, but near 4 average. Spring wheat condition rated 0 percent very poor, 0 poor, 22 fair, 66 good, and 12 excellent.
North Dakota– Winter wheat jointed advanced to 46 percent. Winter wheat condition rated 5 percent very poor, 16 poor, 39 fair, 38 good, and 2 excellent.
Durum wheat planted rated 62 percent, ahead of last year at 54, but behind the five-year average of 69. Emerged was 29 percent, near 28 last year, but behind 49 average.
Spring wheat planted was 83 percent, ahead of 64 last year, but near 81 average. Emerged was 51 percent, ahead of last year at 40, but behind 61 average.