USDA Weekly Crop Progress - First Crop Progress Report of Season Shows Winter Wheat Conditions Above

OMAHA (DTN) -- U.S. winter wheat is starting off the 2020 growing season with a good-to-excellent condition rating slightly above last year, according to USDA's first weekly Crop Progress report released Monday.

For the week ended April 5, 2020, winter wheat was rated 62% in good-to-excellent condition, up slightly from 60% at the same time last year. Nine percent of the crop was rated poor to very poor, the same as last year.</