April 8, 2013 Colorado Winter Wheat Crop Condition Report

In the Colorado Crop Progress Report released Monday, April 8, USDA NASS rated 22 percent of Colorado winter wheat very poor, 24 percent poor, 40 percent fair, 14 percent good, and zero percent excellent. Last year at this time, two percent was considered very poor, 16 percent poor, 40 percent fair, 39 percent good, and three percent excellent.

Twenty-five percent of Colorado topsoil was very short on moisture, compared to eight percent at this time last year. Forty-two percent of Colorado subsoil was very short on moisture, compare with 11 percent last year.

In the first update of crop condition since November for the 18 major winter wheat-producing states, USDA NASS rated 12 percent of the crop as very poor, 18 percent poor, 34 percent fair, 31 percent good, and five percent excellent.

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2013 Colorado Winter Wheat Crop Condition

Week Ending Very Poor Poor Fair Good Excellent
4/8/13 22 24 40 14 0
Previous year – 2012 2 16 40 39 3
4/1/13 24 18 46 12 0
3/25/13 22 25 41 12 0
3/17/13 19 32 37 11 1
11/26/12 8 26 48 18 0
11/19/12 7 33 41 18 1
11/12/12 6 25 38 30 1
11/5/12 6 22 45 26 1
10/31/12 6 18 46 29 1
10/21/12 5 20 41 33 1

2013 U.S. Winter Wheat Crop Condition

Week Ending Very Poor Poor Fair Good Excellent
4/8/13 12 18 34 31 5
Previous year – 2012 3 7 29 47 14
4/1/13 10 20 36 29 5
11/26/12 7 19 41 29 4
11/19/12 5 19 42 36 4
11/12/12 5 17 42 32 4
11/5/12 5 14 42 35 4
10/31/12 4 11 45 36 4

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