The USDA’s first crop condition reading of the US winter wheat crop, at 28% good or excellent, was the lowest initial reading for a calendar year since 1996.
Investors had expected a 31% figure, according to a Reuters poll.
|State||Percent of crop rated good or excellent
||Change on last reading*|
|Source: USDA. Condition data in percent. Change on week data in percentage points. The USDA released its last condition readings for the 2023 winter wheat crop in late November|