After the completion of corn and soybean harvest and in the final crop progress report of the year, winter wheat conditions are steady according to USDA. Winter wheat planting finished last week and 92% of the crop was reported emerged as of November 29. This number is on track with last year and one point ahead of the five-year-average of 91%. Condition-wise, winter wheat was reported unchanged, holding at 44% good to excellent which is the second lowest since 2010. Other updates from 2021’s final report include sorghum harvest at 97% complete and cotton at 85%. Kansas leads the way with planted wheat rated 62% good to excellent. The first crop progress report of 2022 will be released on April 4.

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