The majority of winter wheat has come through the rough nasty weather of the past few months in fairly good shape. However, according to USDA meteorologist Brad Rippey the Southern Plains and the
"The main problem so far has been the poor establishment in the fall and then continuing dryness in
Some eastern fields are having the opposite problem.
"It's been a very wet winter for the central and eastern
Another area that Rippey says is having some problems is far northern wheat fields that have experienced extreme cold temperatures without much snow cover.