May 14, 2012 Colorado Winter Wheat Crop Condition

In the May 14, 2012 Crop Progress Report, Colorado NASS estimated that 56 percent of the 2012 Colorado winter wheat crop was in good to excellent condition (up from 54 percent last week), continuing a trend showing improvement in the crop for the last few weeks. Thirteen percent of the winter wheat crop was in poor or very poor condition. Last year at this time, 21 percent of the crop was in good to excellent condition, with 41 percent very poor or poor.

Winter wheat in Colorado was 98 percent jointed, compared to 82 percent on average; 64 percent headed, compared to 14 percent on average; and three percent turning color.

USDA NASS reported crop condition for the 18 winter wheat states as 14 percent very poor to poor, 60 percent good to excellent.

To download the entire reports, click here – Colorado Crop Progress, May 14, 2012 (191) U.S. Crop Progress, May 14, 2012 (179)

2012 Colorado Winter Wheat Crop Condition

Week Ending Very Poor Poor Fair Good Excellent
10/24/11 0 9 46 37 8
10/31/11 0 5 43 45 7
11/7/11 3 8 39 44 6
11/14/11 1 5 48 40 6
11/21/11 1 9 43 42 5
11/28/11 1 9 40 43 7
3/12/12 2 13 39 41 5
3/18/12 3 11 42 40 4
3/25/12 3 16 45 34 2
4/2/12 4 17 38 38 3
4/9/12 2 16 40 39 3
4/17/12 5 13 40 38 4
4/22/12 2 13 41 38 6
4/30/12 2 13 33 46 6
5/7/12 2 10 34 46 8
5/13/12 3 10 31 49 7
Previous year 18 25 36 20 1

2012 U.S. Winter Wheat Crop Condition

Week Ending Very Poor Poor Fair Good Excellent
10/24/11 6 10 37 41 6
10/31/11 4 12 38 40 6
11/7/11 6 9 36 42 7
11/14/11 5 9 36 43 7
11/21/11 6 10 34 43 7
11/28/11 4 9 35 45 7
4/2/12 3 9 30 46 12
4/9/12 3 7 29 47 14
4/17/12 4 7 25 50 14
4/22/12 3 7 27 48 15
4/30/12 3 7 26 50 14
5/7/12 4 8 25 48 15
5/13/12 5 9 26 46 14
Previous year 22 20 25 27 6
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