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Texas Winter-Wheat Conditions Improved in Week Ended Feb. 19

February 21, 2012

Feb. 21 (Bloomberg) -- About 32 percent of the winter-wheat crop in Texas was in good or excellent condition as of Feb. 19, up from 29 percent a week earlier, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said.

About 18 percent of pasture and range land was in good or excellent condition, improving from 13 percent a week earlier, the USDA said today in a statement.

--Editor: Steve Stroth

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