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Crop Progress Report for the Week of October 1, 2018

Posted by Colson Steber on 10/3/2018

Corn mature is now at 86%; 20% ahead of 2017’s progress.  NC is reporting the most progress at 99% mature.  Corn harvest is at 26% harvested.  Most states are reporting at least 10% harvested with MN, ND, and PA reporting under 10%.  Overall progress is ahead of 2017 by 10%.

Soybeans dropping leaves are now at 83% overall.  This progress is ahead of previous years by at least 5%.  Soybeans harvested are now at 23%; this is 3% ahead of the previous years.  KS and NC are the only states reporting under 10% harvested.

Cotton bolls opening is at 67% overall.  AR and LA are closest to finishing at 99% this week.  CA is furthest behind with 25% bolls opening.  This is just over 40% behind their progress from 2017.  Cotton harvested is at 19% overall.  CA, KS, and VA have yet to begin harvest.  Furthest ahead is LA at 38% harvested.

Sorghum coloring is nearly finished at 97% overall with TX being the most recent state to reach 100%.  Sorghum coloring will likely continue through the week.  Sorghum mature is now at 62% overall.  Furthest behind is SD at 37%.  No new states are reporting 100% sorghum mature this week.  Sorghum harvested is at 34% with AR likely reaching 100% this week or next. 

Peanuts harvested are at 21%.  All states except for OK are currently in harvest.  OK’s progress for this time of year in 2017 was 1%.  FL is showing the most progress at 41% harvested this week.

Sugarbeet harvest is at 22% with MN reporting 18% harvested and MI reporting 30% harvested.

Rice harvest is at 70% overall with TX and LA nearly finished with their harvest.

This information is available from the National Agricultural Statistics Service’s Crop Progress available here: Crop Progress 10-1-2018.

 

Crop Condition

Crop

Very Poor
(%)

Poor
(%)

Fair
(%)

Good
(%)

Excellent
(%)

Corn

4

8

19

47

22

Cotton

6

19

33

32

10

Peanut

1

5

23

57

14

Sorghum

6

11

29

44

10

Soybean

3

7

22

49

19

 

 

Harvest Progress

Crop

9/30/2017

9/23/2018

9/30/2018

2013-2017 Average

Corn

16%

16%

26%

17%

Cotton

17%

16%

19%

13%

Peanuts

23%

10%

21%

19%

Rice

76%

65%

70%

70%

Soybeans

20%

14%

23%

20%

Sorghum

34%

30%

34%

36%

Sugarbeets

21%

16%

22%

20%


 

Topics: Crop Progress Report - 2016 , crop progress

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