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Crop Conditions Drop Slightly in Latest USDA Crop Progress Report, While Summer Planting Wraps Up

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:52:47 CDT

Crop Conditions Drop Slightly in Latest USDA Crop Progress Report, While Summer Planting Wraps Up In the latest crop progress report released Monday, June 26, 2017, the United States Department of Agriculture rated the US soybean crop condition at 66 percent good to excellent, 26 percent fair and 8 poor to very poor. The US corn condition is rated 67 percent good to excellent, 25 percent fair and 8 percent poor to very poor. Nationally, winter wheat harvest has reached 41 percent complete, 1 point below this time last year and ahead of the average by 2 points. For the complete USDA Crop Progress report, click here.


According to the weekly crop progress report from USDA, Oklahoma winter wheat harvested reached 90 percent, up 11 points from normal. Canola harvested reached 90 percent, up 1 point from normal. Sorghum planted reached 95 percent, up 11 points from normal. Sorghum headed reached 1 percent, down 2 points from normal. Soybeans planted reached 85 percent, up 9 points from normal. Soybeans emerged reached 70 percent, up 6 points from normal. Conditions of pasture and range were rated at 90 percent good to fair. To view the complete Oklahoma Crop Progress and Condition Report, click here.


In Kansas, winter wheat condition rated 8 percent very poor, 15 poor, 31 fair, 40 good, and 6 excellent. Winter wheat mature was 85 percent. Harvested was 48 percent, behind 53 last year, but near 47 for the five-year average. Corn condition rated 1 percent very poor, 6 poor, 32 fair, 50 good, and 11 excellent. Soybean condition rated 0 percent very poor, 2 poor, 29 fair, 63 good, and 6 excellent. Sorghum condition rated 1 percent very poor, 3 poor, 26 fair, 65 good, and 5 excellent. Pasture and range conditions rated 0 percent very poor, 2 poor, 18 fair, 65 good, and 15 excellent. To view the complete Kansas Crop Progress and Condition Report, click here.


In Texas, wheat harvest continued, reaching 87 percent complete for the state as a whole, 11 points above last year and 14 points above the 5-year average. Cotton planted is now 97 percent complete, on par with last year and below the average by just 1 point. Corn condition rates 70 percent good to excellent, 25 fair and 5 percent poor. Sorghum in the state is rated at 60 percent good to excellent, 37 percent fair, and 3 poor. Pasture conditions are rated at 50 percent good to excellent statewide, 35 fair and 15 percent poor to very poor. To view the complete Texas Crop Progress and Condition Report, click here.




   

 

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