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Wheat crop in the US 84 percent Harvested - USDA

  • By: Farm Tender "Prime"
  • Jul 28, 2017

Farmers have harvested 84 percent of the U.S. winter wheat crop, according to the USDA.

That percentage is up by 4 percent compared to the five-year average.

Producers in Arkansas, Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Texas have completed their winter wheat harvest, the USDA said.

Farmers in Idaho have harvested 11 percent of their winter wheat crop, which is the lowest percentage of the 18 states recorded.

When it comes to spring wheat, 96 percent of the total crop has headed. That number is 2 percent higher than the five-year average.

Spring wheat in Minnesota and South Dakota is completely headed, according to the USDA.

The spring wheat crop in Idaho is 87 percent headed, which is the lowest of the six states documented.

And the USDA ranked 28 percent of the total U.S. spring wheat crop as “good.”