Winter Wheat Crop Progress Report

  • May 26, 2015: U.S. and Colorado Crop Condition Report

    May 26, 2015

    AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Fieldwork was delayed as wet conditions prevailed for the third consecutive week. Reports of stripe rust on wheat continued to surface in greater frequency within the northeast and eastern districts. Due to recent precipitation levels, some localities experienced drainage … Continue reading

  • May 18, 2015: U.S. and Colorado Crop Condition Report

    May 18, 2015

    AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Cool, wet conditions prevailed through most of Colorado, effectively limiting fieldwork. However, relatively large gains in planting of potatoes were realized within the San Luis Valley, where precipitation was sufficient, but isolated. Some localities experienced limited crop growth due … Continue reading


    May 13, 2015

    Winter wheat production in Colorado, based on conditions as of May 1, 2015, is forecast at 83.25 million bushels, according to the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. This forecast is seven percent below last year’s … Continue reading

  • May 11, 2015: U.S. and Colorado Crop Condition Report

    May 11, 2015

    AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Crucial precipitation was received last week, covering vast territories throughout Colorado. Althoughfieldwork and crop growth were limited, reports indicate pasture and cropland conditions improved significantly in addition to soil moisture supplies. The San Luis Valley did not receive as … Continue reading

  • May 4, 2015: U.S. and Colorado Crop Condition Report

    May 4, 2015

    AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Beneficial precipitation fell in varying amounts in some districts, hindering planting activities for several crops where locally heavy rainfall occurred. Generally, localities in the southeast heavily affected by persisting dry conditions did not benefit adequately from moisture events, according … Continue reading

  • April 20, 2015: U.S. and Colorado Crop Condition Report

    April 20, 2015

    CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION WEEK ENDING APRIL 19, 2015 AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Soil moisture supplies increased slightly following widespread rain and snow covering most of the State during the last half of the week. Fieldwork continued at a reduced pace between precipitation … Continue reading