Crop progress report 11/24: Most of the farming wrapped up for the season in Washington


There were 4.0 days suitable for fieldwork in Washington last week, down from 5.7 days suitable the previous week. The season was basically over for fall work in most counties, although harvesting of unflooded fall crops continued in Snohomish County, and some corn had not been harvested in Columbia and Walla Walla counties. Typical fall conditions of rain and cool temperatures were reported. Machinery repairs and other winter preparations began. 

Washington crop conditions:

Winter wheat:
0% very poor
2% poor
27% fair
62% good
9% excellent

Washington crop progress:

Winter wheat emerged:
91% this week
83% last week
90% last year
93% 5-year average