While the dry weather has allowed progress in harvest activities in some areas, the hot and dry conditions have severely hurt some the wheat crops. Below are crop conditions for selected states provided by the USDA.
Texas Dry-land winter wheat harvest near completion in areas of the Plains while irrigated winter wheat harvest is in full swing. Wheat harvest in areas of the Blacklands has seen good progress and is near completion. The Texas wheat crop has been rated: 54 percent very poor, 23 percent poor, 14 percent fair, nine percent good and zero percent excellent.