Thursday, May 19, 2011
Idaho Crop Progress Update
USDA’s May 16 Crop Progress & Condition reports spring wheat seeding has progressed since last week with 78% of the state planted, up from 66% last week, but still lagging below the five-year average of 90%.
The biggest problem area continues to be northern Idaho where only 52% is planted, up only modestly from last week and well below the five-year average of 90% for this time of year.
Winter wheat conditions continue to be favorable with 84% Good to Excellent, 11% Fair, 4% Poor and only 1% reporting Very Poor.
To view the entire USDA report click on this link: http//www.nass.usda.gov/id/