Warm weather in March has pushed the Kansas wheat crop faster than in recent years.
Twenty percent of the winter wheat is breaking dormancy, up from 4 percent the week before. Four percent of the wheat is jointed, compared to the five-year average of 1 percent.
The wheat condition is rated as 1 percent very poor, 7 percent poor, 32 percent fair, 50 percent good and 10 percent excellent.
Eighty-five percent of the crop had no wind damage, and 81 percent had no freeze damage.
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