Winter Wheat Crop Progress Report

  • 2022 Colorado Wheat Harvest Update

    July 22, 2022

    July 22, 2022 Another week of high temperatures in Eastern Colorado meant wheat harvest progressed at a rapid pace. As of today, we are calling Colorado’s 2022 wheat harvest 80% complete and estimate it will be near 100% completion on … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat Outlook – July 8, 2022

    July 8, 2022

    Harvest continues to progress, however recent rainfall has caused some delays. Temperatures near 100 degrees are in the forecast for the weekend, meaning that will speed things up. Swathing is also occurring in Northeastern Colorado to help mitigate damage from … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat Outlook – June 24, 2022

    June 24, 2022

    After a week of extreme heat, wind and no rain, crop conditions worsened. Not optimal weather for grain fill.  The crop is also starting to change color and is 2% mature. Harvest is anticipated to begin in Northeastern Colorado in … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat Outlook – June 17, 2022

    June 17, 2022

    Both the NASS Crop Conditions and the drought monitor saw improvement this week. However, the ten-day forecast is showing temperatures in the mid-90s-low 100s with little to no chance for rain. Not ideal conditions as the crop moves into the … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat Outlook – May 27, 2022

    May 27, 2022

    Parts of Eastern Colorado (mostly south of I-70) saw some moisture over the last week – some of it in the form of rain and some of it in the form of heavy, wet snow. Temperatures did drop below freezing … Continue reading

  • Colorado Wheat Outlook – May 20, 2022

    May 20, 2022

    Wheat conditions across Eastern Colorado are highly variable. Some wheat has started to head out. Freezing temperatures are in the forecast for the weekend, leading to concerns for potential freeze damage. Read the full report here.