Winter wheat condition mostly rated good to excellent

For the month of December 2017, topsoil moisture supplies rated 6 percent very short, 37 short, 56 adequate, and 1 surplus, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Northern Plains Regional Field Office, Nebraska. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 7 percent very short, 27 short, 66 adequate, and 0 surplus.

Winter wheat condition rated 2 percent very poor, 5 poor, 29 fair, 58 good, and 6 excellent.

The next monthly report will be issued Jan. 29. Weekly reports will begin April 2 for the 2018 season.