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Crop Progress Report for the Week of October 29, 2019

Posted by Colson Steber on 10/29/2019

Corn mature is at 93% this week and is not expected to reach 100% through this week.  In 2018 this stage was already at 100% for this time of year.  Corn harvested is at 41%, only ND is reporting under 10% harvested.  NC and TN are close to finishing at 97% and 98% harvested.  Overall progress is 20% behind previous years.

Soybeans dropping leaves are at 97% this week with MN and NE reaching 100% this week.  This is expected to reach 100% overall through the week.  Overall soy harvest is at 62%.  This is behind 2018 by 7% but behind the five year average by 16%.

Cotton bolls opening are at 95% and expected to reach 100% this week.  Recent states to reach 100% are MS, MO, NC, TN, and VA.  All other states are reporting at least 93% bolls opening.  Cotton harvest is at 46% progress.  Only KS is under 10% at 9% harvested.  LA is furthest ahead at 88% harvested.  AZ, CA, KS, OK, and TX are the only states under 50% harvested.

Sorghum mature is at 96% overall and expected to reach 100% this week.  SD is furthest behind at 89%.  Sorghum harvest is at 65%.  TX is nearly finished at 96% which is ahead of the previous years by 16%.

Peanut harvest is at 77% harvested.  VA is furthest along at 95% harvested and TX is furthest behind at 33% harvested.

Sugarbeet harvest is now past the halfway mark at 58% harvested.  ID is reporting 73% harvested and MI is the only state under 50% at 41% harvested.

Sunflowers harvested is at 17% with ND and SD under 15% harvested but KS at 43% harvested and CO at 72% harvested.

Rice harvest is at 97% and expected to finish this week.  No new states are reporting 100% harvested but all remaining states are over 95% harvested.

This information is from the USDA Crop Progress Report and is available here: Crop Progress 10-28-2019.

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