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Latest Crop Report Little Changed From Week Ago, Overshadowed by Upcoming WASDE Report

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 16:27:52 CDT

Latest Crop Report Little Changed From Week Ago, Overshadowed by Upcoming WASDE Report In the latest crop progress report released Monday, September 11, 2017, the United States Department of Agriculture rated the US corn crop condition unchanged from a week ago, at 61 percent good to excellent, 26 percent fair and 13 percent poor to very poor. The US soybean condition has slipped just slightly from last week, rated at 60 percent good to excellent, 28 percent fair and 12 percent poor to very poor. Pasture and rangeland for the US rates have remained near unchanged since last week, rated at 8 percent very poor, 14 poor, 31 fair, 40 good and 7 excellent. For the complete USDA Crop Progress report, click here.




According to the weekly crop progress report from USDA, Oklahoma winter wheat planted reached 1 percent, unchanged from the previous year but down 2 points from normal. Corn dent reached 87 percent, down 3 points from normal. Corn mature reached 42 percent, down 8 points from the previous year and down 16 points from normal. Corn harvested reached 9 percent, up 3 points from the previous year but down 9 points from normal. Sorghum coloring reached 73 percent, unchanged from normal. Sorghum mature reached 35 percent, up 2 points from normal. Sorghum harvested reached 10 percent, down 2 points from normal. Soybeans blooming reached 89 percent, unchanged from the previous year but down 5 points from normal. Soybeans setting pods reached 76 percent, down 6 points from normal. Soybeans dropping leaves reached 13 percent, up 6 points from normal. Cotton bolls opening reached 27 percent, up 9 points from the previous year but down 1 point from normal. Conditions of pasture and range were rated at 88 percent good to fair. To view the complete Oklahoma Crop Progress and Condition Report, click here.




In Kansas, winter wheat planted was 3 percent, near 4 last year, and equal to the five-year average. Corn condition rated 5 percent very poor, 13 poor, 28 fair, 43 good, and 11 excellent. Corn dough was 97 percent, equal to last year, and near 98 average. Dented was 84 percent, near 87 last year and 86 average. Mature was 45 percent, ahead of 40 last year, and near 44 average. Harvested was 10 percent, near 7 last year, but behind 15 average. Soybean condition rated 4 percent very poor, 12 poor, 35 fair, 43 good, and 6 excellent. Soybeans setting pods was 97 percent, near 94 both last year and average. Dropping leaves was 20 percent, ahead of 11 last year, and near 16 average. Sorghum condition rated 2 percent very poor, 7 poor, 32 fair, 49 good, and 10 excellent. Sorghum coloring was 66 percent, behind 82 last year, and near 67 average. Mature was 9 percent, behind 18 last year, and near 13 average. Harvested was 1 percent, equal to last year, and near 2 average. Cotton condition rated 2 percent very poor, 4 poor, 35 fair, 53 good, and 6 excellent. Cotton setting bolls was 77 percent, near 81 last year, and behind 87 average. Bolls opening was 23 percent, ahead of 14 last year, and near 21 average. Harvested was 1 percent, equal to last year, and near 0 average. Pasture and range conditions rated 4 percent very poor, 11 poor, 35 fair, 47 good, and 3 excellent. To view the complete Kansas Crop Progress and Condition Report, click here.




In Texas, winter wheat seedings started in the Plains and the Edwards Plateau, while cotton development in the Northern High Plains made favorable progress thanks to the warm weather. Winter wheat planted is rated this week at 6 percent complete, compared to 5 last year and the average. Corn dough is rated 100 percent complete, ahead of the average by 4. Dented is rated 88 percent, ahead of last year by 5 and the average by 2. Currently, 67 percent of the crop Mature, equal to this time last year and behind the average by 2. Cornís condition in Texas has remained unchanged since last week, still rated at 79 percent good to excellent, 18 fair, and 3 poor to very poor. Corn harvested is at 60 percent, ahead of both last year and the average by 2. Cotton bolls opening is rated this week at 26, behind last year by 3 and the average by 6. Cottonís condition in Texas is currently 55 percent good to excellent, 30 fair, and 15 poor to very poor. Cotton harvested is at 16 percent, twice the rate of both this time last year and the average. Sorghum condition in the state has remained unchanged since last week still rated 78 percent good to excellent, 18 percent fair and 4 percent poor to very poor. Eighty-three percent of the crop, meanwhile, has reached the coloring stage, advancing from the previous week by 1. This week, 73 percent is mature, while 62 percent of the stateís sorghum crop has been harvested. Pasture and range conditions have decreased some this week, rated at 51 percent good to excellent statewide, 33 fair and 16 percent poor to very poor. To view the complete Texas Crop Progress and Condition Report, click here.




   

 

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