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Corn Harvest 10% Complete, No Condition Improvement

September 5, 2012

Below are the latest crop condition reports from USDA.

 

Harvest has reach 10% complete for U.S. corn. The five-year average for this point of the season is 3% complete. While conditions for the major crops haven't improved, they also haven't gotten much worse.
 

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Corn Dented - Selected States
[These 18 States planted 92% of the 2011 corn acreage]
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                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 2, : August 26,  :September 2, :  2007-2011  
                :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average   
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                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Colorado .......:     32            41            64            39      
Illinois .......:     83            91            95            70      
Indiana ........:     53            73            85            59      
Iowa ...........:     81            82            91            64      
Kansas .........:     80            81            90            81      
Kentucky .......:     67            87            93            82      
Michigan .......:     37            40            61            48      
Minnesota ......:     57            75            88            55      
Missouri .......:     91            93            98            79      
Nebraska .......:     66            82            93            70      
North Carolina .:     98            93            96            96      
North Dakota ...:     29            62            80            37      
Ohio ...........:     32            59            72            53      
Pennsylvania ...:     43            46            59            49      
South Dakota ...:     47            66            80            51      
Tennessee ......:     95            98            99            95      
Texas ..........:     79            81            88            86      
Wisconsin ......:     41            41            61            40      
                :                                                       
18 States ......:     65            76            86            63      
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Corn Mature - Selected States
[These 18 States planted 92% of the 2011 corn acreage]
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                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 2, : August 26,  :September 2, :  2007-2011  
                :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Colorado .......:      1             3            10             4      
Illinois .......:     27            44            63            25      
Indiana ........:      8            17            32            14      
Iowa ...........:     11            27            50            11      
Kansas .........:     36            51            61            31      
Kentucky .......:     31            68            78            49      
Michigan .......:      -             8            11             8      
Minnesota ......:      3             2            16             5      
Missouri .......:     44            67            84            35      
Nebraska .......:      2            22            36             5      
North Carolina .:     90            82            88            84      
North Dakota ...:      1             5            23             4      
Ohio ...........:      2             6            13             7      
Pennsylvania ...:      6            12            15            13      
South Dakota ...:      1             7            17             3      
Tennessee ......:     56            76            85            61      
Texas ..........:     66            64            73            67      
Wisconsin ......:      2             3            10             4      
                :                                                       
18 States ......:     15            26            41            16      
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-  Represents zero.                                                     

Corn Harvested - Selected States
[These 18 States harvested 94% of the 2011 corn acreage]
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                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 2, : August 26,  :September 2, :  2007-2011  
                :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Colorado .......:      -             -             -             -      
Illinois .......:      2             6            12             2      
Indiana ........:      -             2             6             1      
Iowa ...........:      -             2             5             -      
Kansas .........:     12            25            33             7      
Kentucky .......:      5            25            37            11      
Michigan .......:      -             -             1             -      
Minnesota ......:      -             -             -             -      
Missouri .......:     10            32            44             8      
Nebraska .......:      -             4             7             -      
North Carolina .:     48            15            25            27      
North Dakota ...:      -             -             -             -      
Ohio ...........:      -             -             1             -      
Pennsylvania ...:      -             1             1             2      
South Dakota ...:      -             -             -             -      
Tennessee ......:     19            33            49            21      
Texas ..........:     53            56            61            55      
Wisconsin ......:      -             -             -             -      
                :                                                       
18 States ......:      3             6            10             3      
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-  Represents zero.                                                     

Corn Condition - Selected States: Week Ending September 2, 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 .......:    44          20          16          17           3     
Illinois .......:    41          34          21           4           -     
Indiana ........:    40          32          20           8           -     
Iowa ...........:    23          32          32          13           -     
Kansas .........:    41          30          22           7           -     
Kentucky .......:    45          35          14           5           1     
Michigan .......:    21          25          25          25           4     
Minnesota ......:     5          12          33          43           7     
Missouri .......:    58          27          10           4           1     
Nebraska .......:    22          21          27          28           2     
North Carolina .:     3          12          28          43          14     
North Dakota ...:     4          16          33          44           3     
Ohio ...........:    24          34          31          10           1     
Pennsylvania ...:     1           9          27          46          17     
South Dakota ...:    23          29          28          18           2     
Tennessee ......:    22          29          30          17           2     
Texas ..........:     7          12          30          37          14     
Wisconsin ......:    17          22          25          29           7     
                :                                                           
18 States ......:    26          26          26          19           3     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:    26          26          26          19           3     
Previous year ..:     8          13          27          41          11     
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-  Represents zero.                                                         

Soybeans Dropping Leaves - Selected States
[These 18 States planted 95% of the 2011 soybean acreage]
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                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 2, : August 26,  :September 2, :  2007-2011  
                :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:      9            23            33            14      
Illinois .......:      3             -             7             6      
Indiana ........:      8            11            26            14      
Iowa ...........:      1             1             7             4      
Kansas .........:      4             7            14             7      
Kentucky .......:      8            13            22            10      
Louisiana ......:     50            38            47            51      
Michigan .......:      -             1             6             3      
Minnesota ......:      -             4            21             5      
Mississippi ....:     29            34            45            43      
Missouri .......:      2             3             7             3      
Nebraska .......:      -             3             7             1      
North Carolina .:      5             1             2             5      
North Dakota ...:      -            10            43             7      
Ohio ...........:      2            15            24            10      
South Dakota ...:     19            26            54            19      
Tennessee ......:     12             9            15            23      
Wisconsin ......:      1             -             -             2      
                :                                                       
18 States ......:      5             8            19             9      
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-  Represents zero.                                                     

Soybean Condition - Selected States: Week Ending September 2, 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          14          32          37          12     
Illinois .......:    19          21          42          17           1     
Indiana ........:    19          25          36          18           2     
Iowa ...........:    13          24          40          21           2     
Kansas .........:    38          35          21           5           1     
Kentucky .......:    20          27          28          21           4     
Louisiana ......:     2           4          24          57          13     
Michigan .......:    11          24          29          31           5     
Minnesota ......:     3          10          33          47           7     
Mississippi ....:     2           5          13          47          33     
Missouri .......:    44          33          17           5           1     
Nebraska .......:    20          25          35          19           1     
North Carolina .:     1           4          26          55          14     
North Dakota ...:     3          15          37          42           3     
Ohio ...........:    11          21          39          26           3     
South Dakota ...:    17          29          29          22           3     
Tennessee ......:     3          11          32          45           9     
Wisconsin ......:    10          17          33          32           8     
                :                                                           
18 States ......:    16          21          33          26           4     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:    17          21          32          26           4     
Previous year ..:     5          11          28          45          11     
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Cotton Bolls Opening - Selected States
[These 15 States planted 99% of the 2011 cotton acreage]
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                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 2, : August 26,  :September 2, :  2007-2011  
                :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Alabama ........:     27            16            24            37      
Arizona ........:     61            65            75            56      
Arkansas .......:     34            41            65            42      
California .....:     17             7            25            24      
Georgia ........:     46            22            41            32      
Kansas .........:     10            19            26            10      
Louisiana ......:     80            61            67            69      
Mississippi ....:     50            55            70            53      
Missouri .......:     30            32            43            36      
North Carolina .:     54             6            20            40      
Oklahoma .......:     12            11            20            16      
South Carolina .:     37            10            21            23      
Tennessee ......:     29            36            46            39      
Texas ..........:     35            21            31            23      
Virginia .......:     29            16            20            28      
                :                                                       
15 States ......:     37            24            36            30      
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Cotton Condition - Selected States: Week Ending September 2, 2012
[National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011
planted acreage]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Alabama ........:     1           4          31          60           4     
Arizona ........:     1           2          12          48          37     
Arkansas .......:     4           7          22          44          23     
California .....:     -           -           5          35          60     
Georgia ........:     2           8          36          42          12     
Kansas .........:     9          27          42          18           4     
Louisiana ......:     -           3          25          61          11     
Mississippi ....:     1           6          24          48          21     
Missouri .......:    11          29          40          18           2     
North Carolina .:     1           3          19          61          16     
Oklahoma .......:    22          48          19          11           -     
South Carolina .:     -           2          23          65          10     
Tennessee ......:     2           7          30          54           7     
Texas ..........:    17          26          34          19           4     
Virginia .......:     -           -           6          58          36     
                :                                                           
15 States ......:    10          18          30          32          10     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:    10          18          29          33          10     
Previous year ..:    25          19          28          24           4     
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-  Represents zero.                                                         




Sorghum Coloring - Selected States
[These 11 States planted 98% of the 2011 sorghum acreage]
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                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 2, : August 26,  :September 2, :  2007-2011  
                :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:      98           100           100            97     
Colorado .......:      41            40            60            56     
Illinois .......:      78            60            68            62     
Kansas .........:      32            35            46            47     
Louisiana ......:     100           100           100           100     
Missouri .......:      50            51            61            54     
Nebraska .......:      65            14            29            49     
New Mexico .....:      19             4            10            26     
Oklahoma .......:      34            50            59            42     
South Dakota ...:      68            53            79            66     
Texas ..........:      73            75            76            74     
                :                                                       
11 States ......:      49            50            58            57     
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Sorghum Mature - Selected States
[These 11 States planted 98% of the 2011 sorghum acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 2, : August 26,  :September 2, :  2007-2011  
                :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:     62            94            99            78      
Colorado .......:      9             -            10            13      
Illinois .......:     23             7            10            15      
Kansas .........:      2             4             8             3      
Louisiana ......:     99            95            98            99      
Missouri .......:     15            12            24            16      
Nebraska .......:      -             -             -             1      
New Mexico .....:      -             -             -             1      
Oklahoma .......:     15            27            34            14      
South Dakota ...:      3             4            12             5      
Texas ..........:     69            71            72            64      
                :                                                       
11 States ......:     26            28            32            26      
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-  Represents zero.                                                     

Sorghum Harvested - Selected States
[These 11 States harvested 98% of the 2011 sorghum acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 2, : August 26,  :September 2, :  2007-2011  
                :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:     26            65            85            37      
Colorado .......:      -             -             -             -      
Illinois .......:      1             -             -             1      
Kansas .........:      -             1             2             -      
Louisiana ......:     94            82            91            83      
Missouri .......:      1             1             2             2      
Nebraska .......:      -             -             -             -      
New Mexico .....:      -             -             -             -      
Oklahoma .......:      -            12            20             1      
South Dakota ...:      -             -             -             -      
Texas ..........:     57            57            58            57      
                :                                                       
11 States ......:     21            22            24            21      
------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                     

Sorghum Condition - Selected States: Week Ending September 2, 2012
[National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011
planted acreage]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Arkansas .......:     6          15          27          41          11     
Colorado .......:    46          17          19          18           -     
Illinois .......:    55          24          19           2           -     
Kansas .........:    34          34          24           7           1     
Louisiana ......:     -           1          28          61          10     
Missouri .......:    26          38          27           9           -     
Nebraska .......:     9          40          37          14           -     
New Mexico .....:    46          23          29           2           -     
Oklahoma .......:    27          33          32           8           -     
South Dakota ...:    23          31          32          14           -     
Texas ..........:     8          14          26          36          16     
                :                                                           
11 States ......:    24          26          26          18           6     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:    23          27          26          18           6     
Previous year ..:    20          24          31          21           4     
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-  Represents zero.                                                         

                                                     

Spring Wheat Harvested - Selected States
[These 6 States harvested 98% of the 2011 spring wheat acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 2, : August 26,  :September 2, :  2007-2011  
                :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Idaho ..........:     55             66            85           64      
Minnesota ......:     86            100           100           82      
Montana ........:     44             73            83           61      
North Dakota ...:     59             96           100           69      
South Dakota ...:     99            100           100           98      
Washington .....:     57             63            81           78      
                :                                                       
6 States .......:     63             89            95           72      
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Barley Harvested - Selected States
[These 5 States harvested 73% of the 2011 barley acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 2, : August 26,  :September 2, :  2007-2011  
                :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Idaho ..........:     60             75            87           64      
Minnesota ......:     89            100           100           87      
Montana ........:     56             73            84           67      
North Dakota ...:     72             97           100           83      
Washington .....:     58             60            85           78      
                :                                                       
5 States .......:     62             79            89           71      
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Pasture and Range Condition - Selected States: Week Ending September 2, 2012
[National pasture and range conditions for selected States are weighted
based on pasture acreage and/or livestock inventories]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Alabama ........:     4           5          34          48           9     
Arizona ........:    33          19          31          13           4     
Arkansas .......:    33          39          23           5           -     
California .....:    15          55          30           -           -     
Colorado .......:    60          25          13           2           -     
Connecticut ....:     5          10          29          56           -     
Delaware .......:    12          20          45          22           1     
Florida ........:     1           3          15          65          16     
Georgia ........:     2           8          39          47           4     
Idaho ..........:    14          34          29          23           -     
Illinois .......:    41          31          20           7           1     
Indiana ........:    41          31          20           7           1     
Iowa ...........:    51          29          17           3           -     
Kansas .........:    61          28           9           2           -     
Kentucky .......:    27          30          28          14           1     
Louisiana ......:     4           7          31          51           7     
Maine ..........:     -           6          39          55           -     
Maryland .......:     3          11          30          51           5     
Massachusetts ..:     -           -          21          79           -     
Michigan .......:    20          26          39          12           3     
Minnesota ......:    19          23          30          25           3     
Mississippi ....:     -           5          24          50          21     
Missouri .......:    82          17           1           -           -     
Montana ........:    36          35          23           5           1     
Nebraska .......:    72          24           4           -           -     
Nevada .........:    60          22          11           6           1     
New Hampshire ..:     4           4          24          63           5     
New Jersey .....:     -           5          15          65          15     
New Mexico .....:    44          31          23           2           -     
New York .......:    11          33          34          21           1     
North Carolina .:     2           9          33          50           6     
North Dakota ...:    16          31          36          17           -     
Ohio ...........:    35          34          22           8           1     
Oklahoma .......:    43          37          17           3           -     
Oregon .........:    10          33          25          29           3     
Pennsylvania ...:     8          31          28          30           3     
Rhode Island ...:     -           -          65          35           -     
South Carolina .:     -           2          19          70           9     
South Dakota ...:    34          41          22           3           -     
Tennessee ......:     7          18          39          32           4     
Texas ..........:    22          30          31          15           2     
Utah ...........:    11          24          41          23           1     
Vermont ........:    11          27          29          29           4     
Virginia .......:     3          14          31          47           5     
Washington .....:     4          14          35          47           -     
West Virginia ..:     3          15          52          29           1     
Wisconsin ......:    29          32          32           6           1     
Wyoming ........:    58          28          11           3           -     
                :                                                           
48 States ......:    31          28          24          15           2     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:    33          26          23          16           2     
Previous year ..:    24          18          25          28           5     
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-  Represents zero.                                                         

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