A variable winter wheat crop so far – Voice Of Muscatine

A variable winter wheat crop so far

USDA says almost half of the U.S. winter wheat crop is in good to excellent condition as the crop emerges ahead of dormancy, the first time since 2019.

In South Dakota, Wheat Commission Executive Director Reid Christopherson says many farmers planted winter wheat earlier than usual to capture moisture for a good stand and it’s paid off so far.

“There will certainly be some variation moving from area to area, but I haven’t heard any reports of early disease issues.

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