Wheat Outlook

  • November 20, 2017 – The US winter wheat crop condition index was off this week as the percent rated fair increased and the good declined. Expectations for a La Nina event this winter have been raised from a “Watch” to an “Advisory”. Drought conditions in the Southern Plains are expanding.
  • November 10, 2017 – The November WASDE was moderately bullish for U.S. and global wheat with a lower ending stock estimate in both.  As with corn and sorghum, wheat exports have been strong.
  • November 3, 2017 – The first crop condition ratings of the US winter wheat crop are just below average for early November. Global conditions mostly favorable.
  • October 27, 2017 – Winter wheat sowing making progress under mostly favorable soil moisture conditions, though Kansas and Oklahoma are behind the normal pace.


Mark Welch
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Economist

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