Winter Wheat 58% Good to Excellent

Winter Wheat 58% Good to Excellent April 9, 2018

Winter wheat condition in Nebraska was rated 12% excellent, 46% good, 34% fair, 7% poor, and 1% very poor, according to the April 9 report from USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Oat planting was 18% complete, behind 36% last year, and well behind 38% for the five-year average. Two percent had emerged, near last year's 5% and the five-year average of 4%.

Topsoil moisture supplies rated 2% very short, 17% short, 77% adequate, and 4% surplus.

Subsoil moisture supplies rated 3% very short, 25% short, 70% adequate, and 2% surplus.

View the national report at http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/usda/nass/CropProg/2010s/2018/CropProg-04-09-2018.pdf