Row Crop Progress Looks Good Across Texas, Oklahoma and KansasMon, 25 Jul 2016 20:37:42 CDT
The latest U.S. Department of Agriculture crop progress report rates 19 percent of the national corn crop in excellent condition, 57 percent in good condition, 19 percent fair and 5 percent percent poor to very poor. National soybean conditions include 15 percent excellent, 56 percent good, 22 percent fair and 7 percent poor to very poor. The national grain sorghum is 11 percent excellent, 54 percent good, 29 percent fair and 6 percent poor to very poor. National cotton conditions include 9 percent excellent, 43 percent good, 35 percent fair and 13 percent poor to very poor. For the complete USDA Crop Progress report, click here.
In the weekly crop progress report from USDA, Oklahoma corn silk reached 74 percent, down 10 points from the previous year and down 9 points from normal. Corn dough reached 18 percent, down 5 points from the previous year and down 14 points from normal. Sorghum headed reached 38 percent, down 1 point from the previous year and down 1 point from normal. Sorghum coloring reached 7 percent, unchanged from the previous year and down 1 point from normal. Soybeans emerged reached 90 percent, unchanged from the previous year but down 7 points from normal. Soybeans blooming reached 34 percent, up 7 points from the previous year and up 4 points from normal. Cotton squaring reached 65 percent, down 5 points from the previous year but up 4 points from normal. Cotton setting bolls reached 19 percent, up 2 points from the previous year but down 3 points from normal.
Click here for the full Oklahoma report.
Texas mature corn reached 41 percent last week. Thatís 11 points higher than this time last year. Sorghum harvest continued in some parts of the state and is now 30 percent complete, 12 points higher than last year but 5 points below normal. Across the state, sorghum was 80 percent headed, which is nearly right on par with the five-year average. Soybeans were 70 percent bloomed, up 20 points from last week and closer to the normal of 75 percent. Cotton squaring was at 82 percent, up 11 points from last week and 2 points higher than normal.
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In the weekly crop progress report from USDA, corn condition rated 1 percent very poor, 6 poor, 26 fair, 57 good and 10 excellent. Corn silking was 86 percent, ahead of 75 last year and 76 for the five-year average. Corn dough was 13 percent, near 15 last year, but behind 26 average. Soybean condition rated 2 percent very poor, 8 poor, 34 fair, 50 good, and 6 excellent. Soybeans blooming was 56 percent, ahead of 43 last year and 50 average. Setting pods was 17 percent, near 13 last year, and ahead of 11 average. Sorghum condition rated 1 percent very poor, 3 poor, 25 fair, 62 good, and 9 excellent. Sorghum headed was 27 percent, ahead of 9 last year and 11 average. Coloring was 1 percent, near 0 both last year and average.
Click here for the Kansas report.
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