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10 Perent of N.D. Calving, 15 Percent of Lambing Complete
North Dakota Ag Connection - 02/23/2021

For the week ending Sunday, topsoil moisture supplies rated 29% very short, 43% short, 27% adequate, and 1% surplus, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 28% very short, 34% short, 37% adequate, and 1% surplus.

Winter wheat condition rated 9% very poor, 24% poor, 51% fair, 15% good, and 1% excellent.

Cattle and calf conditions rated 1% very poor, 6% poor, 31% fair, 49% good, and 13% excellent. Cattle and calf death loss rated 2% heavy, 42% average, and 56% light. Calving progress was 10% complete.

Sheep and lamb conditions rated 0% very poor, 4% poor, 24% fair, 60% good, and 12% excellent. Sheep and lamb death loss rated 1% heavy, 44% average, and 55% light. Lambing progress was 15% complete. Shearing progress was 25% complete.

Hay and roughage supplies rated 5% very short, 17% short, 67% adequate, and 11% surplus.

Stock water supplies rated 16% very short, 32% short, 51% adequate, and 1% surplus.

The next report will be issued March 29.


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