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Crop Progress Report for the Week of August 12, 2019

Posted by Colson Steber on 08/14/2019


Corn silking reached 100% this week in TX and NC.  Overall progress is now at 90% - 6-7% behind previous years.  Most states are reporting at least 80% silking with IN, MI, OH, and WI under 80%.  Corn dough is now at 39% with only ND reporting under 10%.  NC is already nearly finished at 91%.  Corn dented is now included in the report and is at 7% overall.  A lot of states are already reporting corn dented but MI, MN, ND, OH, and WI are reporting 0% dented this week.  Only NC and TX are over 70%; the rest of the states are under 45% dented.

Soybeans blooming are at 82% this week.  LA is now reporting 100% blooming.  All states are reporting at least 70% blooming (exception is OH at 69%).  Soybeans setting pods are at 54% overall, IL, IN, KY, MI, OH, and SD are reporting under 50% setting pods.

Cotton setting bolls are at 77% - this progress is ahead of previous years.  Although, AR, LA, and MO have reported 100% for this time of year in 2018, these states aren’t reporting 100% this week – but all are at least 90% setting bolls.  Cotton bolls opening are now included in the report.  The overall progress is at 20% with AZ and TN the only states reporting over 20% opening.

Peanuts pegging are at 96% this week with GA and VA reporting 100% pegging.  OK and TX are the only states reporting under 90% pegging at this point.

Sorghum mature is now included in the report and is at 19% overall with TX the only state to have sorghum mature and is at 65% mature.  Sorghum coloring is at 26% overall with TX reporting 72% coloring.  All other states are reporting 10% or less.

Rice headed is at 76% overall.  LA, MS, and TX are the only states reporting over 90% headed.  Rice harvest has also started and LA and TX are the only states reporting rice harvested.  Overall harvest progress is at 7%.

This information is from the USDA Crop Progress Report and is available here: Crop Progress 8-12-2019.

Crop Progress August 11, 2018 August 4, 2019 August 11, 2019

2014-2018 Average

Corn (silking) 96 78 90 97
Corn (dough) 71 23 39 61
Corn (dented) 24 N/A 7 16
Soybeans (blooming) 95 72 82 93
Soybeans (setting pods) 83 37 54 76
Cotton (setting bolls) 75 59 77 76
Cotton (bolls opening) 12 N/A 20 10
Sorghum (headed) 77 45 61 74
Sorghum (coloring) 36 23 26 35
Sorghum (mature) 21 N/A 19 23
Peanuts (pegging) 93 92 96 95
Rice (headed) 90 60 76 85
Rice (harvested) 10 N/A 7 9

Topics: Crop Progress Reports

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