National Agricultural Statistics Service offices in several key wheat states issued condition reports this week ahead of USDA's first national crop rating on Monday. Most of the recently planted crop is in good to fair condition, which according to Bill Nelson of A.G. Edwards, suggests average yield potential of the new crop.
Hard red winter wheat is 83% planted in
Soft red winter wheat plantings in the eastern U.S have benefited from better weather. Ninety-four percent of SRW was planted in