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According to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service for the week ending Sept. 22, the following winter wheat conditions were reported:

Nebraska: Winter wheat planted was 51%, near 49 last year and 53 average.

Kansas: Winter wheat planted was 15%, near 19 last year and 16 for the 5-year average. Emerged was 3%, near 4 last year, and equal to average.

Oklahoma: Winter wheat planted reached 21%, down 4 points from the previous year and down 1 point from normal.

Texas: Winter wheat planted was 24%, well behind 50 last year and 45 average. Emerged was 4%, near 7 last year and 5 average.

Missouri: Winter wheat planted progressed to 1% this week, 2 percentage points behind last year and the 5-year average.

New Mexico: Wheat planted improved to 66% compared to 49% the previous week, while 36% of the crop had emerged compared to 21% the previous week.

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