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US spring wheat sowings progress for major growing states, May 17


Agrimoney shows US spring wheat plantings progress data for the week to May 17.


Investors had expected a 60% reading, according to a Reuters poll.


The previous week’s data are available by clicking here.



US spring wheat plantings progress, May 17
Plantings completed
Change on week
Change on year
Difference from 5-year average
Idaho 96% +4 +9 +6
Minnesota 70% +30 +6 -16
Montana 75% +25 +10 -2
North Dakota 41% +14 -17 -35
South Dakota 91% +16 +28 +2
Washington 98% +2 +13 +5
National reading 60% +18 -3 -20
Sources: USDA, Agrimoney. All data in percentage points except plantings completed readings, given in percentages



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