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Wheat condition mostly very poor New mexico

There were 6.75 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending April 21, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service, New Mexico Field Office, April 22.

Topsoil moisture was 79 percent very short, 15 percent short and 6 percent adequate. Wind damage was 21 percent light, 9 percent moderate and 8 percent severe; with winter wheat 56 percent damaged and onions 3 percent damaged. Freeze damage was 26 percent light, 12 percent moderate, 1 percent severe; with winter wheat 50 percent damaged and onions 5 percent damaged. No hail damage reported

Alfalfa conditions ranged was fair to good; 18 percent first cutting complete. Cotton 21 percent planted. Corn 14 percent planted. Sorghum was 2 percent planted. Winter wheat was mostly very poor; with 8 percent headed; 40 percent grazed.

Lettuce condition ranged from excellent to good. Chile condition ranged from good to fair; 75 percent planted. Onion conditions were mostly good.

Cattle conditions ranged from very poor to good. Sheep conditions ranged from very poor to good. Range and pasture conditions were mostly very poor.

Date: 4/29/2013



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