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USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Cheri Zagurski DTN Managing Editor
Mon May 12, 2014 03:40 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Winter wheat conditions just keep getting worse, according to the latest USDA weekly Crop Progress and Condition report issued Monday afternoon.

Forty-two percent of the crop was rated poor to very poor for the week ended May 11, compared to 38% last week and 39% last year. The percent of the crop rated good to excellent fell to 30% compared to 31% last week.

"USDA's winter wheat ratings resulted in a DTN Winter Wheat Index of 31, down from 39 a year ago and far below the five-year average of 96.6," said DTN Analyst Todd Hultman. "This ...

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