UNDATED (WJON News) - Disappointing. That’s the word most commonly used to describe the spring wheat crop in Minnesota.

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The latest crop progress report from the UDSA shows 74% of the spring wheat crop in Minnesota is in the good to excellent range, with 26% in fair or poor condition.

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The poor crop comes at a bad time. Due to the Russia and Ukraine conflict, the price of spring wheat is up $1.26 since the first of July.

The crop progress report shows 97% of the state’s spring wheat crop is headed out, 1% behind the 5-year average.

 

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