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Crop Progress Report for the Week of September 24, 2018

Posted by Colson Steber on 09/26/2018

Corn dented is almost finished with 97% dented overall.  NC and TN are the most recent states to reach 100% dented.  This progress is ahead of previous years by 4-5%.  Corn mature is now at 73% overall.  NC and TN are reporting over 90% mature.  Furthest behind is CO at 39% mature; this progress is ahead of CO’s progress from 2017 by 10%.  Corn harvest is now at 16% and all corn states are now in harvest – CO being the most recent to start.  KY, NC, TN, and TX are reporting over 50% harvested.  Some of the northern Midwest states are reporting under 10% harvested.  The overall progress is ahead of previous years by 5-6%.

Soybeans dropping leaves are now at 71% - ahead of previous years by 9-14%!  LA and ND are reporting over 80% dropping leaves.  All states are reporting at least 40%.  All states are now in soybean harvest with KS and MI beginning their harvest this week.  Overall soybean harvest progress is at 14%.  This is ahead of previous years.  LA is reporting 66% harvested; the only state over halfway harvested.

Cotton bolls opening are at 58% overall with AZ, AR, LA, MO, and TN reporting at least 90% opening.  Cotton harvest is at 16% overall with CA, KS, and VA not yet harvesting.  The harvest progress is 7% ahead of the five year average and 2% ahead of the progress from 2017.

Sorghum coloring is at 94% overall with no new states reporting 100%.  MO, NM, OK, and SD are the only states reporting under 90% coloring.  Sorghum mature is now at 50%; this is behind the progress from previous years by 1-3%.  Sorghum harvest is now finished in LA!  AR will likely be next with 91% harvested.  CO, NE, and SD ate the most recent states to begin their harvest.

Sugarbeet harvest is at 16% overall; ahead of previous years by 2-4%.  All sugarbeet states are currently harvesting.

Rice harvested is at 65% overall with LA and TX reporting over 95% harvested.  All rice states are currently harvesting.

This information is available from the National Agricultural Statistics Service’s Crop Progress available here: Crop Progress 9-24-2018.

 

Crop Condition

Crop

Very Poor
(%)

Poor
(%)

Fair
(%)

Good
(%)

Excellent
(%)

Corn

4

8

19

47

22

Cotton

7

22

32

29

10

Peanut

1

5

23

58

13

Sorghum

5

11

29

45

10

Soybean

3

7

22

49

19

 

Harvest Progress

Crop

9/23/2018

9/16/2018

9/23/2018

2013-2017 Average

Corn

10%

9%

16%

11%

Cotton

14%

13%

16%

9%

Peanuts

11%

3%

10%

11%

Rice

67%

49%

65%

59%

Soybeans

9%

6%

14%

8%

Sorghum

32%

26%

30%

32%

Sugarbeets

14%

12%

16%

12%

 

Topics: Crop Progress Report - 2016 , crop progress

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