April 10, 2009 Wheat condition is rated0% very poor, 6% poor, 30% fair, 55% good, and 9% excellent, which is above last year.
Oat planting increased to 21%, near last year's22% but behind the average of 32%.
Livestock, Pasture and Range: Cattle and calfcondition rated 0% very poor, 1% poor, 15% fair,70% good, and 14% excellent. Spring calving was71% complete. Calf losses rated 10%.