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USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Cheri Zagurski DTN Managing Editor
Mon Apr 21, 2014 03:24 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Winter wheat conditions worsened slightly in the week ended April 20, according to USDA's latest weekly Crop Progress report. Twenty-three percent of the crop is now rated very poor to poor, compared to 22% last week.

"USDA's winter wheat ratings resulted in a DTN Winter Wheat Index of 60, down from 62 a week ago and even with a year ago," reported DTN Analyst Todd Hultman. "Nine percent of the crop was headed, up from 7% a year ago. Texas leads the way at 34% headed with Oklahoma at 10% and Kansas at 2%. 39% of Kansas ...

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