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USDA Weekly Crop Progress
Mon May 5, 2014 03:37 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Winter wheat condition worsened considerably in the week ended May 4, according to the USDA weekly Crop Progress and Condition report issued Monday afternoon.

Thirty-eight percent of the crop is now rated poor to very poor, compared to 34% last week and 39% last year. The percent of the crop rated good to excellent fell to 31% compared to 33% last week.

"USDA's winter wheat ratings resulted in a DTN Winter Wheat Index of 43," said DTN Analyst Todd Hultman. "That's up from 40 a ...

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