24 Jun Wheat harvest progresses north
Texas– Harvest of winter wheat continued in the Blacklands. Wheat harvest continued in many areas of the Southern Low Plains.
Oklahoma– Condition of winter wheat continued to be rated 76 percent in poor to very poor condition. Wheat harvested jumped 27 points from the previous week to reach 74 percent complete.
Kansas– Winter wheat conditions rated 28 percent very poor, 34 poor, 27 fair, 10 good, and 1 excellent. Winter wheat coloring was 93 percent, ahead of 89 last year, but near 95 for the five-year average. Winter wheat mature was 66 percent, ahead of 42 last year, but equal to the average. Winter wheat harvested was 24 percent, ahead of 7 last year, but behind 34 average.
Colorado– Up from 18 percent last week, 34 percent of the spring wheat crop was headed, on par with the average of 34 percent. Fifty-two percent of the winter wheat crop was coloring as of last week, up from 26 percent previously.
Nebraska– Winter wheat conditions rated 6 percent very poor, 16 poor, 32 fair, 42 good, and 4 excellent. Winter wheat headed was 99 percent, near 97 last year and 98 average. Winter wheat coloring was 62 percent, well ahead of 35 last year, and 52 average. Winter wheat mature was 4 percent, ahead of 1 last year, but behind 13 average.
South Dakota– Winter wheat condition rated 0 percent very poor, 4 poor, 29 fair, 62 good, and 5 excellent. Winter wheat jointed was 98 percent. Headed was 88 percent, ahead of 60 last year and the five-year average of 83. Winter wheat coloring was 1 percent.
Spring wheat condition rated 0 percent very poor, 0 poor, 19 fair, 65 good, and 13 excellent. Spring wheat jointed was 74 percent. Headed was 29 percent, ahead of last year at 21, but behind 42 average.
North Dakota– Winter wheat jointed advanced to 91 percent. Headed was 44 percent. Winter wheat condition rated 4 percent very poor, 11 poor, 40 fair, 41 good, and 4 excellent.
Durum wheat planted rated 97 percent, ahead of last year at 92 and the five-year average of 89. Emerged was 87 percent, ahead of 80 last year and 83 average. Jointing rated 19 percent, ahead of 14 last year, but well behind 35 average. Condition rated 0 percent very poor, 1 poor, 10 fair, 83 good, and 6 excellent.
Spring wheat emerged was 97 percent, well ahead of last year at 78 and 92 average. Jointed was 45 percent, well ahead of last year at 20, but near 48 average. Headed rated 5 percent, ahead of last year at 0 percent, but behind 12 average. Spring wheat condition rated 1 percent very poor, 2 poor, 14 fair, 68 good, and 15 excellent.