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Weekly Crop Report

Weekly Crop Report
S.D. Planting Progress Lags Well Behind Average
South Dakota Ag Connection - May 1, 2018

UNDATED - For the week ending Sunday, there were 2.6 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 2 percent very short, 10 short, 80 adequate, and 8 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 5 percent very short, 24 short, 68 adequate, and 3 surplus.

Winter wheat condition rated 2 percent very poor, 13 poor, 53 fair, 32 good, and 0 excellent.

Spring wheat planted was 12 percent, well behind 83 last year and 63 for the five-year average.

Oats planted was 7 percent, well behind 82 last year and 68 average. Emerged was 1 percent, well behind 47 last year and 32 average.



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