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USDA Weekly Crop Progress Report Shows Small Changes in Corn and Soybeans

Tue, 07 Sep 2021 21:23:34 CDT

USDA Weekly Crop Progress Report Shows Small Changes in Corn and Soybeans USDAís weekly Crop Progress report, Tuesday, shows corn condition slightly slipping. Soybean crop conditions gained a point. Cotton crop conditions fell for the second week. Grain sorghum conditions also fell slightly. Winter Wheat planting has begun!

The U.S. has 74% of its corn crop in the dented stage vs. 69% for the five-year average. The report shows 21% of the corn crop is in the mature stage, above the five-year average. The U.S. corn condition rating is 59% good to excellent, compared to 60% last week and 61% this time last year.

The nationís Soybean crop is nearly done setting pods. It is estimated that 96% of soybeans have set pods, on track with the five-year average. For soybeans, 57% is rated good to excellent, up a point from last week. This time last year, good to excellent soybean crop condition rated 65%.

The cotton crop setting bolls is 94%, down 2 points from the five-year average. Keep in mind that Oklahomaís cotton crop had a late season start. Cotton bolls opening is at 29%, below 36% for the five-year average. Good to excellent cotton crop conditions is 62%, down 8 points from 70% last week, still much better than 45% at this time last year.

The U.S. grain sorghum crop is headed. Sorghum coloring is 73%, up slightly compared to the five-year average of 69%. Mature sorghum is 32%, with 19% harvested so far. Good to excellent sorghum crop condition is 57%, down a point from last week, but still up compared to this time last year, at 49%.

Pasture and range conditions rose a point, ending up with 29% good to excellent. Fair conditions also rose, up 2 points at 28%, with 41% poor to very poor. Drought conditions in the western half of the country show those states have high percentages of poor to very poor pasture conditions.

New from last week, 5% of winter wheat is in the ground! That is up 2 points from the five-year average.

Click here, for the complete National Crop Progress report released on Monday, August 30, 2021 by USDA NASS.

Oklahoma

According to the Oklahoma Crop Progress and Condition report, Oklahoma corn crop condition is 73% good to excellent, 24% fair and 3% poor to very poor. Corn dough reached 92%, down 1 point from the previous year and on track with normal. Corn dented reached 69%, down 2 points from the previous year and down 3 points from normal. Corn mature reached 25%, down 2 points from the previous year and down 3 points from normal.

Oklahoma grain sorghum crop condition is 71% good to excellent, 25% fair and 4% poor to very poor. Sorghum coloring reached 59%, up 1 point from the previous year, but down 1 point from normal. Mature sorghum reached 14%, up 1 point from the previous year and down 9 points from normal.

Oklahoma soybean crop condition is 60% good to excellent, 35% fair and 5% poor to very poor. Soybeans blooming reached 90%, up 1 point from the previous year and up 3 points from normal. Soybeans setting pods reached 67%, down 2 points from the previous year and down 1 point from normal. Soybeans dropping leaves reached 5%, down 5 points from the previous year and down 1 point from normal.

Oklahoma cotton crop condition is 68% good to excellent, 31% fair and 3% poor to very poor. Cotton setting bolls reached 90%, down 4 points from the previous year and down 4 points from normal. Cotton bolls opening reached 15%, down 10 points from the previous year and down 6 points from normal.

Pasture and range condition is 52% good to excellent, 37% fair and 11% poor to very poor.

Click here, for the Oklahoma Crop Progress Condition report.

Kansas

According to the Kansas Crop Progress and Condition report, Corn condition rated 54% good to excellent, 27% fair and 19% poor to very poor. Corn dough was 95%, down 2 points from last year and equal to normal. Dented was 76%, down 5 points from last year and 4 points from normal. Mature was 26%, down 3 points from last year and 5 points from normal. Harvested corn is 4%, equal to both last year and normal.

Kansas soybean condition rated 57% good to excellent, 27% fair and 16% poor to very poor. Soybeans blooming was 96%, 2 points down from both last year and normal. Setting pods was 86%, down 6 points from both last year and normal. Dropping leaves was 12%, 7 points below last year and 1 point above normal.

Kansas grain sorghum condition rated 56% good to excellent, 32% fair and 12% poor to very poor. Sorghum headed was 97%, 1 point below last year and equal to normal. Coloring was 64%, 1 point below last year and 3 points above normal. Mature grain sorghum was 11%, up 5 points from last year, and 4 points up from normal.

Kansas cotton crop condition rated 54% good to excellent, 37% fair and 9% poor to very poor. Cotton setting bolls was 93%, up 1 point from last year, and ahead of the 85% average. Bolls opening was 27%, up 7 points and up more than 10 points from the normal.

Kansas pasture and range conditions rated 40% good to excellent, 38% fair and 22% poor to very poor, up 6 points from last week.

Click here, for the full Kansas Crop Progress report.

Texas

According to the Texas Crop Progress and Condition report, corn condition is 61% good to excellent, 29% fair and 10% poor to very poor. Corn harvested reached 53%, down 8 points from the previous year and down 4 points from normal.

Texas cotton crop condition is 54% good to excellent, 37% fair and 9% poor to very poor. Cotton bolls opening reached 28%, down 10 points from the previous year and down 3 points from normal.

Texas grain sorghum crop condition didnít move from last week, at 73% good to excellent, 28% fair and 9% poor to very poor. Sorghum harvested was 66%, down 6 points from the previous year and up 1 point from normal.

Texas soybean crop condition is 47% good to excellent, 37% fair and 16% poor to very poor. Soybeans harvested was 25%, down 7 points from the previous year and down 9 points from normal.

Texas pasture and range conditions reported rated 40% good to excellent, 38% fair and 22% poor to very poor.

Click here, for the full Texas Crop Progress report.

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