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Southern Plains Winter Wheat Planting Moving Steady- Texas up 17 Percentage Points from the Average

Mon, 19 Sep 2022 17:17:22 CDT

Southern Plains Winter Wheat Planting Moving Steady- Texas up 17 Percentage Points from the Average Winter wheat planting moved ahead 11 percentage points last week to reach 21% as of Sunday. That is 1 percentage point ahead of last year and 4 percentage points ahead of the five-year average of 17%. "Montana and Texas are well ahead of the average pace of planting, at 35% and 33%, respectively," said DTN Senior Analyst Dana Mantini.


Nationwide Winter Wheat:
Winter wheat for the U.S. planted reached 21 percent, up 1 percentage point from the previous year and up 4 percentage points from the average. Winter wheat emerged reached 2 percent, down 1 point from the previous year and even with the average.


Nationwide Cotton:
Cotton bolls opening for the U.S. reached 59 percent, up 13 percentage points from the previous year and up 8 points from the average. Cotton harvested reached 11 percent, up 3 points from the previous year and even with the average.

Cotton conditions for the 15 states reported are rated 33 percent good to excellent, 28 percent fair and 39 percent poor to very poor.


Nationwide Corn:
Corn dented for the U.S. reached 87 percent, down 5 percentage points from the previous year and down 1 point from the average. Corn mature reached 40 percent, down 14 points from last year and down 5 points from the average. Corn harvested reached 7 percent, down 2 percentage points from the previous year and down 1 point from the average.

Corn conditions for the 18 states reported rated 52 percent good to excellent, 27 percent fair and 21 percent poor to very poor.

To view the U.S. Crop Production Report, click here.

Oklahoma:

Winter wheat planted reached 13 percent, down 1 point from the previous year but unchanged from normal.

Cotton bolls opening reached 56 percent, up 4 points from the previous year and up 8 points from normal. Cotton conditions rated 8 percent good to excellent, 29 percent fair and 63 percent poor to very poor. (Since last week, good to excellent cotton conditions have decreased by 4 percentage points and poor to very poor conditions have increased by 7 points.)

Corn dented reached 89 percent, down 4 points from the previous year but unchanged from normal. Corn mature reached 54 percent, down 11 points from the previous year and down 6 points from normal. Corn harvested reached 30 percent up 12 points from normal. Corn conditions rated 32 percent good to excellent, 33 percent fair and 35 percent poor to very poor. (Since last week, good to excellent corn conditions have decreased by 9 percentage points and poor to very poor conditions have increased by 9 points.)

Soybeans setting pods reached 81 percent, down 1 point from the previous year but up 2 points from normal. In the South-Central districts, reporters indicated that dryland soybeans are dropping leaves due to low moisture and high heat. Statewide, soybeans dropping leaves reached 23 percent, up 1 point from the previous year and up 6 points from normal. Soybean conditions rated 36 percent good to excellent, 33 percent fair and 31 percent poor to very poor.

Sorghum coloring reached 85 percent, up 1 point from the previous year and up 5 points from normal. Sorghum mature reached 35 percent, up 1 point from the previous year but down 4 points from normal. Sorghum harvested reached 7 percent, down 3 points from normal. Sorghum conditions rated 19 percent good to excellent, 31 percent fair and 50 percent poor to very poor.

Peanuts mature reached 50 percent, up 9 points from the previous year and up 15 points from normal. Peanut conditions rated 68 percent good to excellent, and 32 percent fair. (Since last week, good to excellent peanut conditions have increased by 9 percentage points)

Hay:
The fourth cutting of alfalfa hay reached 65 percent, down 5 points from the previous year and down 11 points from normal. The fifth cutting of alfalfa hay reached 8 percent. The third cutting of other hay reached 62 percent, up 25 points from the previous year and up 28 points from normal.

Pasture, Range and Livestock:
Pasture and range conditions rated 9 percent good to excellent, 22 percent fair and 69 percent poor to very poor. Livestock conditions rated 31 percent good to excellent, 46 percent fair and 23 percent poor to very poor.

To see the Oklahoma Crop Progress Report, click here.


Kansas:

Winter wheat planted reached 15 percent, up 3 percentage points from last year and up 5 points from the average.

Corn dented reached 90 percent, down 2 percentage points from the previous year and down 3 points from the average. Corn mature reached 61 percent, up 1 percentage point from last year and even with the average. Corn harvested reached 27 percent, up 8 percentage points from last year and up 10 points from the average. Corn conditions rated 21 percent good to excellent, 25 percent fair and 54 percent good to excellent.

Cotton bolls opening reached 55 percent, up 10 percentage points from last year and up 20 points from the average.

Soybeans dropping leaves reached 40 percent, up 6 points from the previous year and the average. Soybeans harvested reached 2 percent, up 1 percentage point from the average. Soybean conditions rated 22 percent good to excellent, 30 percent fair and 48 percent poor to very poor.

Sorghum coloring reached 73 percent, down 15 percentage points from last year and down 12 points from the average. Sorghum mature reached 20 percent, down 15 percentage points from the previous year and down 5 points from the average. Sorghum harvested reached 2 percent, down 2 percentage points from the previous year and down 1 point from the average. Sorghum conditions rated 16 percent good to excellent, 31 percent fair and 53 percent poor to very poor.

Pasture and Range:
Pasture and range conditions for Kansas rated 8 percent good to excellent, 18 percent fair and 74 percent poor to very poor.


Texas:

Winter wheat planted reached 33 percent, up 15 points from the previous year and up 17 points from the average.

Cotton bolls opening reached 55 percent, up 14 points from the previous year and up 12 points from the average. Cotton harvested reached 29 percent, up 8 points from the previous year and up 9 points from the average. Cotton conditions rated 15 percent good to excellent, 29 percent fair and 56 percent poor to very poor.

Sorghum mature reached 93 percent, up 10 points from the previous year and up 11 points from the average. Sorghum harvested reached 78 points, up 6 points from the previous year and up 3 points from the average. Sorghum conditions rated 17 percent good to excellent, 41 percent fair and 42 percent poor to very poor.

Soybeans dropping leaves reached 83 percent, up 6 points from the previous year and up 12 points from the average. Soybeans harvested reached 25 percent, up 24 points from the previous year and up 23 points from the average. Soybean conditions rated 12 percent good to excellent, 31 percent fair and 57 percent poor to very poor.

Peanut conditions rated 32 percent good to excellent, 52 percent fair and 16 percent poor to very poor.

Pasture and Range:
Pasture and range conditions reached 27 percent good to excellent, 29 percent fair and 44 percent poor to very poor. Since last week, good to excellent conditions have improved by 3 percentage points.

To see the Texas Crop Progress Report, click here.


   


 

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