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Latest USDA Crop Progress Report Shows Drop in Good - Excellent Ratings for Major Midwest Crops

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 17:00:11 CDT

Latest USDA Crop Progress Report Shows Drop in Good - Excellent Ratings for Major Midwest Crops In the latest crop progress report released Monday, July 10, 2017, the United States Department of Agriculture rated the US corn condition is rated 65 percent good to excellent down 3 points from last week, 25 percent fair up 1 point from a week ago and 10 percent poor to very poor up 2 points from the previous week. The US soybean crop condition at 62 percent good to excellent down 2 points from the previous week, 27 percent fair unchanged from last week and 11 poor to very poor up 2 points from a week ago. Nationally, winter wheat harvest has reached 67 percent complete, 2 points above this time last year and the average. For the complete USDA Crop Progress report, click here.




According to the weekly crop progress report from USDA, Oklahoma canola harvested reached 93 percent, down 5 points from normal. Corn silk reached 38 percent, down 11 points from normal. Sorghum headed reached 17 percent, unchanged from normal. Soybeans planted reached 91 percent, unchanged from normal. Soybeans emerged reached 82 percent, unchanged from normal. Soybeans blooming reached 3 percent, down 4 points from normal. Cotton squaring reached 45 percent, up 17 points from the previous year and up 13 points from normal. Conditions of pasture and range were rated at 89 percent good to fair. To view the complete Oklahoma Crop Progress and Condition Report, click here.




In Kansas, winter wheat harvested was 93 percent, near 89 both last year and for the five-year average. Corn condition rated 1 percent very poor, 7 poor, 31 fair, 51 good, and 10 excellent. Corn silking was 36 percent, behind 45 last year and 42 average. Soybean condition rated 1 percent very poor, 4 poor, 31 fair, 59 good, and 5 excellent. Soybeans blooming was 27 percent, ahead of 18 last year and 19 average. Setting pods was 3 percent, near 1 both last year and average. Sorghum condition rated 1 percent very poor, 4 poor, 28 fair, 63 good, and 4 excellent. Sorghum emerged was 94 percent. Headed was 4 percent, behind 11 last year, but equal to average. Pasture and range conditions rated 1 percent very poor, 4 poor, 21 fair, 62 good, and 12 excellent. To view the complete Kansas Crop Progress and Condition Report, click here.




In Texas, the 2017 wheat harvest has neared completion throughout the state. Field work in areas of the Blacklands and Northeast Texas has slowed due to heavy rainfall received this past week. Corn condition rates 67 percent good to excellent, 27 fair and 6 percent poor to very poor. Currently, 15 percent of the Texas corn crop is mature. Texas soybeans blooming have reached 60 percent, while setting pods is rated at on 15. Cotton squaring is now 55 percent complete, ahead of the previous year by 14 and 7 the average. Cotton’s condition in Texas is currently 51 percent good to excellent improved, 32 fair, and 17 poor to very poor. Sorghum in the state so far, is at 41 percent mature, 70 percent headed and 24 percent harvested. Its condition is rated at 65 percent good to excellent, 30 percent fair, and 5 poor. Pasture conditions are rated at 52 percent good to excellent statewide, 36 fair and 12 percent poor to very poor. To view the complete Texas Crop Progress and Condition Report, click here.




   

 

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