NASS Reports Winter Wheat Condition 59% Good to Excellent
Precipitation was limited and temperatures were warm (averaging 6-15 degrees above normal across the state), allowing for many areas to wrap up corn harvest, according to the November 27 report from USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.
- Corn harvested was at 97%, near 98% for both last year and the five-year average.
- Winter wheat condition rated 2% very poor, 8% poor, 31% fair, 52% good, and 7% excellent.
- Sorghum harvested was 96%, near 100% last year and 99% average.
- Pasture and range conditions rated 3% very poor, 12% poor, 46% fair, 36% good, and 3% excellent.
Topsoil moisture supplies rated 4% very short, 28% short, 67% adequate, and 1% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 4% very short, 22% short, 73% adequate, and 1% surplus.
USDA NASS will issue monthly reports for December through March with weekly reports resuming April 2, 2018.