Winter Wheat Ratings Slid in Most States over the Past Month

Posted on Tue, 02/23/2021 - 06:42

Some state offices updated their winter wheat crop condition ratings yesterday. Following are the updates to the amount of crop rated “good” to “excellent” (G/E) and “poor” to “very poor” (P/VP) as of Feb. 21. USDA’s official crop condition updates will resume April 5.

  • Colorado: 19% G/E and 29% P/VP (vs. 17% G/E and 36% P/VP as of Jan. 25)
  • Illinois: 46% G/E and 3% P/VP (vs. 65% G/E and 11% P/VP)
  • Kansas: 40% G/E and 26% P/VP (vs. 43% G/E and 24% P/VP)
  • Montana: 69% G/E and 19% P/VP (vs. 68% G/E and 5% P/VP)
  • Nebraska: 34% G/E and 22% P/VP (vs. 34% G/E and 18% P/VP)
  • North Carolina: 32% G/E and 24% P/VP (vs. 47% and 10% P/VP)
  • North Dakota: 16% G/E and 23% P/VP (vs. 21% G/E and 19% P/VP)
  • Oklahoma: 48% G/E and 14% P/VP (vs. 61% G/E and 5% P/VP)
  • South Dakota: 41% G/E and 16% P/VP (vs. 32% G/E and 21% P/VP)
  • Texas: 30% G/E and 31% P/VP (vs. 20% G/E and 41% P/VP)