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Rain, warm weather continues to push wheat crop

Rain and warm weather continues to improve the wheat crop.

The USDA now rates it 2 percent very poor, 6 percent poor, 33 percent fair, 48 percent good, and 11 percent excellent. Last year at this time the wheat condition was considerably worse at 13 percent very poor, 22 percent poor, 34 percent fair, 27 percent good and 4 percent excellent.

Wheat in the South Central District jumped from 24 percent jointed on March 18 to 70 percent jointed on Sunday to lead the state.

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