Winter Wheat Harvest Progress Falls Short of Trade Ideas 

US winter wheat harvest progress was not quite as good as expected this past week. 

According to Monday’s USDA crop progress report, the nationwide harvest advanced 9 points from the previous week to reach 63% complete as of Sunday. That is well ahead of 43% last year and 52% on average but fell short of trade expectations of around 68%. 

In the top production state of Kansas, the harvest gained 12 points on the week to 92% done as of Sunday, far ahead of 55% last year and 20 points better than average. 

The Soft Red harvest in Michigan jumped 28 points to 31% complete, compared to only 2% last year and 3% on average, while the Ohio harvest advanced 39 points to 88% done – also well ahead of last year and average at 24% and 46%, respectively. 

In Illinois, the harvest inched another 4 points ahead to 93% complete as of Sunday, ahead of 86% last year and 8 points ahead of average. 

Source: DePutter Publishing Ltd.

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