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Soybeans Up to 82% Blooming and Corn Up to 90% Silking Nationally as Late Summer Weather Continues to Erode Pasture and Range Conditions

Mon, 12 Aug 2019 21:14:11 CDT

Soybeans Up to 82% Blooming and Corn Up to 90% Silking Nationally as Late Summer Weather Continues to Erode Pasture and Range Conditions The United States Department of Agriculture released its latest Crop Progress Report on Monday, August 12, 2019. According to the report, corn silking nationally came in at 90% versus 78% last week. Nationally, corn’s good to excellent ratings came in unchanged at 57% compared to the average trade guess of 55%. Last year at this time, corn was at 70% good to excellent condition. Illinois’ good to excellent rating dropped to 40% from 43% last week. Indiana’s went from 36 to 33%. Ohio remained unchanged from the prior week at 34%. Iowa’s condition dropped one point to 65% and Nebraska’s ratings this week climbed from 71 to 75%. Corn dough in the US has reached 39%, a far cry from 71% last year and 61% on average. Dented is just underway at 7% this week, compared to 24% this time last year and 16% the average. Soybeans blooming, nationally, came in at 82% versus 72% last week. Setting pods came in at 57% versus 37% last week. The US soybean crop is rated at 54% good to excellent condition, unchanged from last week and near the average trade guess of 53% and below normal by 12 points. Soybean condition in Illinois this week dropped one point from 40 to 39%. In Indiana, the crop slipped two points from 36 to 34% good to excellent condition. Ohio is unchanged at 29%. Nebraska’s rating increased from 70 to 73% while Iowa’s rating dropped two point down to 63%. The weather leans somewhat bearish with expected rains over the Midwest during the five-day, though that will be replaced with a drier model in the extended forecast for much of the region. Pasture and range conditions have again deteriorated some over the past week, now at 54% good to excellent nationally, down from 58% last week. California is currently at 45% poor to very poor condition, while Arkansas is at 81% good to excellent followed closely by Utah at 78%.


To review the entire USDA Crop Progress Report for the week of Monday, August 12, 2019, click or tap here.


Across the Southern Plains -


In Oklahoma, corn silking reached 92%, down 3 points from the previous year. Corn dough reached 56%, down 10 points from the previous year and down 5 points from normal. Corn dented reached 21%, unchanged from the previous year but up 4 points from normal. Corn’s condition this week rated 54% good to excellent, 32% fair and 4% poor to very poor. Sorghum headed reached 53%, down 13 points from the previous year. Sorghum coloring reached 10%, down 20 points from the previous year and down 21 points from normal. Sorghum’s condition this week rated 60% good to excellent, 38% fair and 2% poor to very poor. Soybeans emerged reached 95%, down 5 points from the previous year and down 5 points from normal. Soybeans blooming reached 54%, down 15 points from the previous year and down 6 points from normal. Soybeans setting pods reached 16%, down 17 points from the previous year and down 9 points from normal. Soybean’s crop condition this week rated 49% good to excellent, 44% fair and 7% poor to very poor. Cotton setting bolls reached 69%, up 2 points from the previous year and up 7 points from normal. Cotton’s crop condition this week rated 54% good to excellent, 40% fair and 8% poor to very poor. Finally, pasture and range condition this week rated 55% good to excellent, 37% fair and 8% poor to very poor.     


To review the full Oklahoma Crop Progress Report for this week, click here.   


In Kansas, corn condition rated 4% very poor, 10% poor, 32% fair, 45% good, and 9% excellent. Corn silking was 93%, behind 98% last year, and near 97% for the five-year average. Dough was 55%, well behind 75% last year, and behind 68% average. Dented was 21%, behind 39% last year, and near 23% average. Mature was 1%, near 5 last year, and equal to average. Soybean condition rated 4% very poor, 8% poor, 38% fair, 45% good, and 5% excellent. Soybeans blooming was 73%, well behind 93% last year, and behind 86% average. Setting pods was 39%, well behind 72% last year, and behind 58% average. Sorghum condition rated 2% very poor, 7% poor, 29% fair, 53% good, and 9% excellent. Sorghum headed was 47%, well behind 70% last year, and behind 63% average. Coloring was 6%, behind 14% last year, and near 8% average. Cotton condition rated 5% very poor, 18% poor, 40% fair, 34% good, and 3% excellent. Cotton squaring was 85%, behind 99% last year, but near 83% average. Setting bolls was 38%, behind 51% last year, and near 39% average. Bolls opening was 1%, equal to both last year and average. Pasture and range conditions this week are reported at 8% poor to very poor, 27% fair and 65% good to excellent.    


To review the full Kansas Crop Progress Report for this week, click here.   


Finally, across Texas, corn dough is at 83%, behind 90% last year and 85% on average. Dented is at 74%, behind last year by 4 points, and ahead of the average by 8 points. Corn’s condition is rated 56% good to excellent, 37% fair and 7% poor to very poor. Cotton squaring is at 96% this week, behind last year by 2 points and on par with the average. Setting bolls is at 72%, ahead of last year by 4 points and the average by 3 points. Bolls opening is at 31%, ahead of last year by 14 points and the average by 18 points. Cotton’s condition is rated 52% good to excellent, 36% fair and 12% poor to very poor. Sorghum headed is at 85% this week, behind last year by 2 points and normal by 3. Coloring is at 72%, behind last year by 5 points and nornal by 1. Mature is at 65%, ahead of last year’s 61% and normal’s 62%. Harvested is at 51% this week, compared to 58% last year and 47% on average. Sorghum’s condition rates 67% good to excellent, 27% fair and 6% poor to very poor. Soybeans blooming is at 88%, versus 97% last year and 88% on average. Setting pods is at 74%, compared to 75% last year and 72% on average. Soybean’s condition is at 47% good to excellent, 38% fair and 15% poor to very poor. Pasture and range this week rates 30% good to excellent, 37% fair and 33% poor to very poor.   


To review the full Texas Crop Progress Report for this week, click here.   


To sum up the current pasture and range condition here in the Southern Plains- here's the Good to Excellent Ratings for this week and the change from last week:


Oklahoma    55%     +-0%
Kansas         65%     -5%
Texas           30%     -10%   


The drop in the poor to very poor categories are reflected below:


Oklahoma    8%      +1%
Kansas         8%      +2%
Texas           33%    +9%



   

 

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