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Crop Conditions Continue Decline

June 18, 2012

Below are the latest crop condition reports from USDA.

 

Last year at this time, 70% of the U.S. corn crop was rated good or excellent. This year, only 63% has that category. As of this week, 2% is rated very poor, 7% poor, 28% fair, 52% good and 11% excellent.
 
Soybean conditions also declined this week. Last week, 60% was rated good or excellent. This week, those ratings fall to 56%.
 
Winter wheat conditions have been holding steady. For the week, 5% is rated as very poor, 12% poor, 29% fair, 41% good and 13% excellent. Spring wheat conditions are also consistent. One percent is rated very poor, 2% poor, 21% fair, 62% good and 14% excellent.
 
For cotton, 6% is very poor, 9% poor, 32% fair, 43% good and 10% excellent. The percentage of the crop that is rated good increased from last week.

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Cotton Condition - Selected States: Week Ending June 17, 2012
[National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011
planted acreage]
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      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
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                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Alabama ........:     -           5          22          66           7     
Arizona ........:     1           2          39          37          21     
Arkansas .......:     2           8          24          42          24     
California .....:     -           -           5          45          50     
Georgia ........:     -           2          28          55          15     
Kansas .........:     -           2          48          46           4     
Louisiana ......:     -           2          26          62          10     
Mississippi ....:     -           3          19          56          22     
Missouri .......:     6          25          46          21           2     
North Carolina .:     1           2          37          56           4     
Oklahoma .......:     -           3          31          43          23     
South Carolina .:     -           2          19          69          10     
Tennessee ......:     1           6          21          56          16     
Texas ..........:    10          14          37          34           5     
Virginia .......:     -           -          15          83           2     
                :                                                           
15 States ......:     6           9          32          43          10     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     3          10          36          39          12     
Previous year ..:    22          17          35          24           2     
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-  Represents zero.                                                         




Corn Condition - Selected States: Week Ending June 17, 2012
[National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011
planted acreage]
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      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
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                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Colorado .......:     3           7          25          62           3     
Illinois .......:     4           9          35          45           7     
Indiana ........:     7          17          39          32           5     
Iowa ...........:     2           6          25          51          16     
Kansas .........:     3          11          41          41           4     
Kentucky .......:     4          12          34          40          10     
Michigan .......:     3           9          24          50          14     
Minnesota ......:     -           2          16          62          20     
Missouri .......:     6          15          39          36           4     
Nebraska .......:     -           7          31          55           7     
North Carolina .:     -           1          22          59          18     
North Dakota ...:     -           2          13          75          10     
Ohio ...........:     2           9          36          42          11     
Pennsylvania ...:     -           3          11          51          35     
South Dakota ...:     -           4          20          59          17     
Tennessee ......:     3           9          25          51          12     
Texas ..........:     1           3          26          54          16     
Wisconsin ......:     1           5          25          58          11     
                :                                                           
18 States ......:     2           7          28          52          11     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     2           6          26          54          12     
Previous year ..:     2           5          23          56          14     
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-  Represents zero.                                                         



Soybean Condition - Selected States: Week Ending June 17, 2012
[National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011
planted acreage]
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      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
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                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Arkansas .......:     1          11          31          46          11     
Illinois .......:     4          10          39          43           4     
Indiana ........:     8          18          42          28           4     
Iowa ...........:     2           9          28          50          11     
Kansas .........:     3          12          43          38           4     
Kentucky .......:     3          11          36          39          11     
Louisiana ......:     -           6          34          51           9     
Michigan .......:     4          10          27          53           6     
Minnesota ......:     1           2          24          62          11     
Mississippi ....:     -           2          14          52          32     
Missouri .......:     6          23          42          26           3     
Nebraska .......:     -           8          31          55           6     
North Carolina .:     -           1          22          69           8     
North Dakota ...:     -           2          11          76          11     
Ohio ...........:     4          11          45          34           6     
South Dakota ...:     -           1          23          64          12     
Tennessee ......:     1           9          24          58           8     
Wisconsin ......:     3           8          27          53           9     
                :                                                           
18 States ......:     3           9          32          48           8     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     2           8          30          51           9     
Previous year ..:     2           4          26          57          11     
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-  Represents zero.                                                         



Sorghum Condition - Selected States: Week Ending June 17, 2012
[National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011
planted acreage]
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      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
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                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Arkansas .......:     2           6          36          48           8     
Colorado .......:     3          10          52          35           -     
Illinois .......:     7          19          58          15           1     
Kansas .........:     3          11          47          37           2     
Louisiana ......:     -           1          49          45           5     
Missouri .......:     4          15          47          33           1     
Nebraska .......:     1           5          34          59           1     
New Mexico .....:    20          26          53           1           -     
Oklahoma .......:     -           1          34          55          10     
South Dakota ...:     -           4          39          53           4     
Texas ..........:     4          10          26          49          11     
                :                                                           
11 States ......:     3          10          40          42           5     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     3           9          39          44           5     
Previous year ..:     8          11          42          36           3     
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-  Represents zero.                                                         



Rice Condition - Selected States: Week Ending June 17, 2012
[National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011
planted acres]
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      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
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                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Arkansas .......:     3           7          30          48          12     
California .....:     -           -          30          30          40     
Louisiana ......:     -           -          20          55          25     
Mississippi ....:     1           4          16          55          24     
Missouri .......:     -           4          22          60          14     
Texas ..........:     2           2          17          71           8     
                :                                                           
6 States .......:     2           4          26          47          21     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     1           3          27          48          21     
Previous year ..:     4           7          32          35          22     
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-  Represents zero.                                                         



Winter Wheat Condition - Selected States: Week Ending June 17, 2012
[National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011
planted acreage]
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      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Arkansas .......:     -           5          40          41          14     
California .....:     -           -           5          50          45     
Colorado .......:     7          24          36          29           4     
Idaho ..........:     1           1           7          71          20     
Illinois .......:     1           4          20          58          17     
Indiana ........:     3           9          32          45          11     
Kansas .........:     8          16          36          32           8     
Michigan .......:     2           8          31          49          10     
Missouri .......:     1           8          24          51          16     
Montana ........:     1          12          34          39          14     
Nebraska .......:     4          16          42          36           2     
North Carolina .:     1           3          21          61          14     
Ohio ...........:     2          12          38          40           8     
Oklahoma .......:     1           6          21          52          20     
Oregon .........:     -           7          15          56          22     
South Dakota ...:     2           7          36          43          12     
Texas ..........:    14          19          31          25          11     
Washington .....:     1           1          11          71          16     
                :                                                           
18 States ......:     5          12          29          41          13     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     5          12          30          40          13     
Previous year ..:    22          19          23          28           8     
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-  Represents zero.                                                         



Spring Wheat Condition - Selected States: Week Ending June 17, 2012
[National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011
planted acreage]
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      State      : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
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                 :                          percent                          
                 :                                                           
Idaho ...........:     -           1          38          53           8     
Minnesota .......:     2           4          23          61          10     
Montana .........:     1           5          24          57          13     
North Dakota ....:     -           1          12          70          17     
South Dakota ....:     1           2          38          45          14     
Washington ......:     -           2          27          66           5     
                 :                                                           
6 States ........:     1           2          21          62          14     
                 :                                                           
Previous week ...:     1           3          21          59          16     
Previous year ...:     -           2          26          60          12     
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-  Represents zero.                                                          
 

 

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