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Oklahoma Corn and Cotton Conditions Move Slightly Upward while Livestock Conditions Show a Decrease in Rating Since Last Week

Mon, 12 Sep 2022 16:42:59 CDT

Oklahoma Corn and Cotton Conditions Move Slightly Upward while Livestock Conditions Show a Decrease in Rating Since Last Week The nation's corn harvest kicked off slightly ahead of the average pace, while corn maturity was 5 percentage points behind the average last week, showing the wide range of stages the crop is at across the country, USDA NASS reported in its weekly Crop Progress report on Monday, Sept. 12. Cotton harvested nationwide is also ahead of the average.

In Oklahoma, most commodities are holding steady in conditions, with both corn and cotton crops improving slightly from last week.

Nationwide Cotton:

Cotton bolls opening for the U.S. reached 49 percent, up 14 percentage points from last year and up 8 points from the average. Cotton harvested reached 8 percent this week, up 4 points from last year and even with the average.

Cotton conditions for the 15 states reported is rated 33 percent good to excellent, 30 percent fair and 37 percent poor to very poor.


Nationwide Corn:
Corn dough for the U.S. reached 95 percent, even with last year and one percentage point lower than the average. Corn dented reached 77 percent, down 8 points from last year and down 2 points from the average. Corn mature reached 25 percent, down 10 percentage points from last year and down 5 point from the average. Harvested reached 5 percent, up 2 points from last year and up 1 point from the average.

Corn conditions for the 18 states reported is rated 53 percent good to excellent, 27 percent fair and 20 percent poor to very poor.


Nationwide Soybeans:
Soybeans setting pods for the U.S. reached 97 percent, up 1 percentage point from last year and down 1 point from the average. Soybeans dropping leaves reached 22 percent, down 13 points from last year and down 6 points from the average.

Soybean conditions for the 18 states reported is rated 56 percent good to excellent, 29 percent fair and 15 percent poor to very poor.


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


Oklahoma:

Cotton bolls opening reached 28 percent, up 6 points from the previous year but down 5 points from normal. Cotton conditions rated 12 percent good to excellent, 32 percent fair and 56 percent poor to very poor. (Good to excellent conditions have improved by 3 percentage points since last week and poor to very poor conditions have improved by a point.)

Corn dough reached 95 percent, down 3 points from the previous year. Corn dented reached 82 percent, up 2 points from the previous year and up 4 points from normal. Corn mature reached 37 percent, down 4 points from the previous year and down 4 points from normal. Corn harvested reached 15 percent. Corn conditions rated 41 percent good to excellent, 33 percent fair and 26 percent poor to very poor. (Since last week, poor to very poor conditions have improved by 5 percentage points)

Soybeans blooming reached 95 percent, down 1 point from the previous year but up 2 points from normal. Soybeans setting pods reached 74 percent, down 2 points from the previous year but up 1 point from normal. Soybeans dropping leaves reached 12 percent, up 2 points from the previous year and up 2 points from normal. Soybean conditions rated 38 percent good to excellent, 34 percent fair and 28 percent poor to very poor.

Sorghum headed reached 95 percent, down 1 point from the previous year and down 2 points from normal. Sorghum coloring reached 70 percent, up 3 points from the previous year and up 2 points from normal. Sorghum mature reached 26 percent, up 2 points from the previous year but down 3 points from normal. Sorghum conditions rated 22 percent good to excellent, 33 percent fair and 45 percent poor to very poor.

Peanuts mature reached 40 percent, up 7 points from the previous year and up 15 points from normal. Peanut conditions rated 59 percent good to excellent and 41 percent fair.

Hay:
In the Central district, reporters indicated that hay yields are approximately half of normal. The fourth cutting of alfalfa hay reached 53 percent, down 5 points from the previous year and down 16 points from normal. The third cutting of other hay reached 50 percent, up 24 points from the previous year and up 23 points from normal.

Pasture, Range and Livestock:
Pasture and range conditions rated 11 percent good to excellent, 21 percent fair and 68 percent poor to very poor. Livestock conditions rated 31 percent good to excellent, 46 percent fair and 23 percent poor to very poor.

Since last week, pasture and range conditions have improved by 2 percentage points in the good to excellent range. Livestock conditions have decreased in the good to excellent range by 7 points since last week.

To see the Oklahoma Crop Progress Report, click here.


Kansas:

Corn dough was 95 percent, near 97 percent both last year and average. Dented was 83 percent, near 87 percent both last year and average. Mature was 50 percent, ahead of 42 percent last year and 44 percent average. Harvested was 21 percent, ahead of 10 percent last year and 9 percent average. Corn conditions rated 22 percent good to excellent, 24 percent fair and 54 percent poor to very poor.

Cotton bolls opening was 37 percent, near 36 percent last year, and ahead of 25 percent average. Cotton conditions rated 22 percent good to excellent, 46 percent fair and 32 percent poor to very poor.

Soybeans setting pods was 91 percent, equal to last year, and near 94 percent average. Dropping leaves was 27 percent, ahead of 19 percent last year and 20 percent average. Soybean conditions rated 25 percent good to excellent, 26 percent fair and 49 percent poor to very poor.

Sorghum headed was 92%, behind 99% last year and 98% average. Coloring was 58%, behind 77% last year and the 73% average. Mature was 11%, behind 19% last year, and near the 12% average. Harvested was 2%, near 1% both last year and the average. Sorghum conditions rated 17 percent good to excellent, 30 percent fair and 53 percent poor to very poor.

Pasture and Range:
Pasture and range conditions for Kansas rated 8 percent good to excellent, 20 percent fair and 72 percent poor to very poor.


To see the Kansas crop progress report, click here.


Texas:

Corn dented reached 94 percent, up 2 percentage points from last year and up 1 point from the average. Corn mature reached 81 percent, up 7 points from last year and up 10 points from the average. Corn harvested reached 64 percent, up 2 points from last year and up 3 points from the average. Corn conditions rated 17 percent good to excellent, 31 percent fair and 52 percent poor to very poor.

Cotton bolls opening reached 50 percent, up 18 points from last year and up 15 points from the average. Cotton harvested reached 17 percent, up 8 points from last year and up 3 points from the average. Cotton conditions rated 33 percent good to excellent, 30 percent fair and 37 percent poor to very poor.

Sorghum headed reached 100 percent, even with last year and 1 percentage point ahead of the average. Sorghum coloring reached 99 percent, up 8 points from last year and up 9 points from the average. Sorghum mature reached 88 percent, up 8 points from last year and up 9 points from the average. Sorghum harvested reached 74 percent, up 5 points from last year and up 4 points from the average. Sorghum conditions rated 17 percent good to excellent, 41 percent fair and 42 percent poor to very poor.

Peanut conditions rated 36 percent good to excellent, 47 percent fair and 17 percent poor to very poor.

Pasture and Range:
Pasture and range conditions rated 24 percent good to excellent, 31 percent fair and 45 percent poor to very poor. Good to excellent conditions have improved by 15 points in the past two weeks!


To see the Texas crop progress report, click here.


   


 

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