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By Marilyn White, Ford, Kansas.

For the week ending June 19, USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service reported the following wheat crop conditions.

Kansas: Winter wheat condition rated 16% very poor, 24% poor, 33% fair, 25% good, and 2% excellent. Winter wheat coloring was 94%, near 90% last year. Mature was 70%, ahead of 54% last year and 56% for the five-year average. Harvested was 27%, ahead of 11% last year and 18% average.

Colorado: Winter wheat condition rated 29% very poor, 25% poor, 32% fair, 14% good, and 0% excellent.

Nebraska: Winter wheat condition rated 15% very poor, 19% poor, 41% fair, 22% good, and 3% excellent. Winter wheat headed was 95%, near 97% last year, and equal to average.

South Dakota: Winter wheat condition rated 2% very poor, 22% poor, 41% fair, 24% good, and 11% excellent. Winter wheat headed was 76%, behind 93% last year and 87% average.

Oklahoma: Winter wheat condition rated 1% very poor, 8% poor, 26% fair, 61% good, and 4% excellent.

Texas: Winter wheat condition rated 60% very poor, 23% poor, 12% fair,  4% good, and 1% excellent.

New Mexico: Winter wheat condition rated 61% very poor, 22% poor, 4% fair,  4% good, and 9% excellent.

Wyoming: Winter wheat condition rated 8% very poor, 36% poor, 48% fair,  8% good, and 0% excellent.

Montana: Winter wheat condition rated 10% very poor, 35% poor, 38% fair,  15% good, and 2% excellent.  

Missouri: Winter wheat harvested for grain was at 34% compared to the 5-year average of 35%. Winter wheat condition was rated 1% very poor, 13% poor, 29% fair, 48% good and 9% excellent.

Arkansas: Winter wheat condition rated 0% very poor, 4% poor, 22% fair,  45% good, and 29% excellent.

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