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Corn, Soybeans and Cotton Ratings in Oklahoma Drop Significantly from Last Week

Mon, 25 Jul 2022 17:03:30 CDT

Corn, Soybeans and Cotton Ratings in Oklahoma Drop Significantly from Last Week Heat and a lack of moisture in much of the country took a toll on U.S. crop conditions last week, with good-to-excellent condition ratings for corn, soybeans and spring wheat falling, according to the USDA’s NASS weekly Crop Progress Report.

However, some relief is likely on the way for much of the country this week - at least temporarily - according to DTN meteorologists.


Nationwide Cotton:

Cotton squaring for the U.S. reached 80 percent, up 3 percentage points from the previous year and equal with the average. Cotton setting bolls reached 48 percent, up 13 points from last year and up 10 points from the average.

Cotton conditions for the 15 states reported is rated 34 percent good to excellent, 36 percent fair and 30 percent poor to very poor.


Nationwide Corn:

Corn silking for the U.S. reached 62 percent, down 14 percentage points from the previous year and down 8 points from the average. Corn dough reached 13 percent, down 4 percentage points from last year and down 2 points from the average.

Corn conditions for the 18 states reported is rated 61 percent good to excellent, 25 percent fair and 14 percent poor to very poor.


Nationwide Soybeans:

Soybeans blooming reached 64 percent, down 10 percentage points from last year and down 5 points from the average. Soybeans setting pods reached 26 percent, down 13 percentage points from last year and down 8 points from the average.

Soybean conditions rated 59 percent good to excellent, 30 percent fair and 11 percent poor to very poor.


To see the U.S. crop progress report, click here.


Oklahoma:

Corn silk reached 64 percent, up 6 points from the previous year but down 2 points from normal. Corn conditions rated 62 percent good to excellent, 53 percent fair and 18 percent poor to very poor.

Soybeans emerged reached 95 percent, up 6 points from the previous year and up 5 points from normal. Soybeans blooming reached 37 percent, up 11 points from the previous year and up 7 points from normal. Soybean conditions reached 23 percent good to excellent, 31 percent poor, and 17 percent poor to very poor.

Cotton squaring reached 68 percent, up 10 points from the previous year but unchanged from normal. Cotton setting bolls reached 10 percent, down 7 points from the previous year and down 12 points from normal. Cotton conditions rated 15 percent good to excellent, 30 percent fair and 55 percent poor to very poor.

Oats harvested reached 95 percent, up 15 points from the previous year and up 5 points from normal. Oat conditions rated 29 percent good to excellent, 53 percent fair and 18 percent poor to very poor.

Sorghum headed reached 32 percent, up 5 points from the previous year but unchanged from normal. Sorghum coloring reached 5 percent, down 3 points from the previous year and down 6 points from normal. Sorghum conditions rated 30 percent good to excellent, 43 percent fair and 27 percent poor to very poor.

Peanuts pegging reached 50 percent, up 6 points from the previous year but unchanged from normal. Peanut conditions rated 76 percent good to excellent, and 24 percent fair.

Hay:
The second cutting of alfalfa hay reached 95 percent, up 2 points from the previous year and up 2 points from normal. The third cutting of alfalfa hay reached 47 percent, up 12 points from the previous year but down 7 points from normal. The second cutting of other hay reached 42 percent, up 12 points from the previous year and up 4 points from normal.

Pasture, Range and Livestock:
Pasture and range conditions rated 20 percent good to excellent, 35 percent fair and 45 percent poor to very poor. Livestock conditions rated 39 percent good to excellent, 46 percent fair and 15 percent poor to very poor.


To see the Oklahoma Crop Progress Report, click here.


Kansas:

Corn silking reached 61 percent, 12 points behind last year and 13 points behind the average. Dough reached 19 percent, down 3 points from last year and 6 points from the average. Corn conditions rated 39 percent good to excellent, 30 percent fair and 31 percent poor to very poor.

Cotton squaring reached 97 percent, ahead of last year by 16 points and ahead of the average by 26 points. Cotton setting bolls was at 40 percent, 29 points ahead of last year and 27 points ahead of the average. Cotton conditions rated 35 percent good to excellent, 52 percent fair and 13 percent poor to very poor.

Soybeans blooming reached 50 percent, 8 points behind last year and 9 points behind the average. Soybeans setting pods is at 11 percent, 12 points behind last year and the average.

Sorghum headed reached 11 percent, 10 percentage points behind last year and 8 points behind the average. Sorghum conditions rated 31 percent good to excellent, 42 percent fair and 27 percent poor to very poor.

Range and Pasture:
Range and pasture conditions rated 25 percent good to excellent, 32 percent fair and 43 percent poor to very poor.

To see the Kansas crop progress report, click here.


Texas:

Corn silking reached 86 percent, down 1 percentage point from the previous year and up one point from the average. Corn dough reached 68 percent, up 2 points from the previous year and up 5 points from the average. Corn conditions rated 24 percent good to excellent, 34 percent fair and 42 percent poor to very poor.

Cotton squaring reached 75 percent, up 4 points from the previous year and equal to the average. Setting bolls reached 45 percent, up 17 percent from the previous year and 16 percent from the average. Cotton conditions rated 17 percent good to excellent, 43 percent fair and 40 percent poor to very poor.

Peanuts pegging reached 40 percent, up 1 percentage point from the previous year and down 3 points from the average. Peanut conditions rated 26 percent good to excellent, 63 percent fair and 11 percent poor to very poor.

Sorghum headed reached 84 percent, down 1 point from last year and up 5 points from the average. Sorghum coloring reached 63 percent, equal to last year and the average. Sorghum conditions rated 22 percent good to excellent, 42 percent fair and 36 percent poor to very poor.

Soybeans blooming reached 79 percent, up 2 percentage points from and up 5 points from the average. Soybeans setting pods reached 45 percent, up 2 points from last year and up 3 points from the average. Soybean conditions rated 39 percent good to excellent, 33 percent fair and 28 percent poor to very poor.   

Range and Pasture:
Range and pasture conditions rated 89 percent poor to very poor, 9 percent fair and 2 percent good to excellent


To see the Texas crop progress report, click here.


   

 

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