85% of South Dakota winter wheat good to excellent
March 31, 2020 By John Perkins Filed Under: Crops, News, South Dakota, USDA
The USDA’s says the winter wheat condition rating in South Dakota improved from February to March. 85% of the crop is in good to excellent condition, 12% above last month, with another 15% called fair, down 10%, and none of the state’s winter wheat is in the poor to very poor category. 62% of the state’s topsoil and 61% of subsoil have adequate moisture levels. The USDA’s weekly crop progress and condition reports resume April 6th.
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