By Michelle Ross, Meade, Kansas.

For the week ending June 21, the following wheat crop conditions were reported by USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Nebraska: Winter wheat condition rated 3% very poor, 10% poor, 25% fair, 58% good, and 4% excellent. Winter wheat headed was 96%, ahead of 91% last year, but near 98% average.

Kansas: Winter wheat condition rated 7% very poor, 16% poor, 33% fair, 38% good, and 6% excellent. Winter wheat coloring was 97%, ahead of 88% last year. Mature was 68%, well ahead of 40% last year. Harvested was 25%, well ahead of 4% last year, and near 24% for the five-year average.

Oklahoma: Winter wheat harvested reached 85%, up 50 points from the previous year and up 20 points from normal.

Texas: Winter wheat harvest was completed in most areas of the state. Harvest progressed rapidly in the Northern High Plains with only a few fields remaining in the Southern High Plains and Low Plains.

South Dakota: Winter wheat condition rated 1% very poor, 3% poor, 16% fair, 67% good, and 13% excellent. Winter wheat headed was 93%, well ahead of 72% last year, and near 90% average.

Missouri: Winter wheat harvested for grain progressed to 41% this week, 25 percentage points ahead of last year. Winter wheat condition was rated at 1% percent very poor, 9% poor, 45% fair, 41% good, and 4% excellent.

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