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A Measly 26% U.S. Corn Rated Good, Excellent

July 23, 2012

Below are the latest crop condition reports from USDA.

 

Last year at this time, around 60% of the U.S. corn crop was rated good or excellent. This year, only 26% earns those rankings. As of this week, 21% is rated very poor, 24% poor, 29% fair, 23% good and 3% excellent.
 
Watch AgDay's overview of crop conditions:
 

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Cotton Condition - Selected States: Week Ending July 22, 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 ........:    11          17          39          33           -     
Arizona ........:     1           3          20          44          32     
Arkansas .......:     3           7          28          42          20     
California .....:     -           -           5          35          60     
Georgia ........:     -           6          36          46          12     
Kansas .........:     3          13          52          27           5     
Louisiana ......:     -           2          31          54          13     
Mississippi ....:     2           4          28          42          24     
Missouri .......:    12          31          42          13           2     
North Carolina .:     -          10          27          56           7     
Oklahoma .......:     2          17          56          25           -     
South Carolina .:     1           3          35          55           6     
Tennessee ......:     3          12          36          45           4     
Texas ..........:     8          17          38          31           6     
Virginia .......:     -           -          25          66           9     
                :                                                           
15 States ......:     5          13          35          37          10     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     5          13          37          37           8     
Previous year ..:    23          18          30          25           4     
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-  Represents zero.                                                         

                                                 

Corn Condition - Selected States: Week Ending July 22, 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 .......:    21          23          26          27           3     
Illinois .......:    36          30          27           7           -     
Indiana ........:    38          33          22           6           1     
Iowa ...........:    14          26          37          21           2     
Kansas .........:    28          31          29          11           1     
Kentucky .......:    43          34          17           5           1     
Michigan .......:    27          24          26          21           2     
Minnesota ......:     3           8          28          53           8     
Missouri .......:    48          31          16           4           1     
Nebraska .......:    14          19          30          32           5     
North Carolina .:     2          13          32          39          14     
North Dakota ...:     2           9          31          54           4     
Ohio ...........:    21          31          33          14           1     
Pennsylvania ...:     4          10          33          40          13     
South Dakota ...:    13          22          34          29           2     
Tennessee ......:    25          30          27          17           1     
Texas ..........:     4           7          38          40          11     
Wisconsin ......:    19          24          26          24           7     
                :                                                           
18 States ......:    21          24          29          23           3     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:    16          22          31          27           4     
Previous year ..:     5           9          24          46          16     
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-  Represents zero.                                                         

                                                     

Soybean Condition - Selected States: Week Ending July 22, 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 .......:     4          17          31          40           8     
Illinois .......:    24          25          38          12           1     
Indiana ........:    23          30          35          11           1     
Iowa ...........:    10          20          42          25           3     
Kansas .........:    20          31          35          14           -     
Kentucky .......:    23          33          28          14           2     
Louisiana ......:     -           6          30          53          11     
Michigan .......:    13          27          31          27           2     
Minnesota ......:     3           9          28          54           6     
Mississippi ....:     3           4          22          50          21     
Missouri .......:    31          37          24           7           1     
Nebraska .......:    10          22          40          26           2     
North Carolina .:     1           8          33          50           8     
North Dakota ...:     1           8          32          53           6     
Ohio ...........:    14          30          36          19           1     
South Dakota ...:     4          20          42          31           3     
Tennessee ......:     6          15          40          37           2     
Wisconsin ......:    12          21          32          26           9     
                :                                                           
18 States ......:    13          22          34          27           4     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:    10          20          36          30           4     
Previous year ..:     3           8          27          49          13     
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-  Represents zero.                                                         

                                                    

Sorghum Condition - Selected States: Week Ending July 22, 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 .......:     6          14          31          42           7     
Colorado .......:    20          28          19          31           2     
Illinois .......:    47          43           9           1           -     
Kansas .........:    20          33          36          10           1     
Louisiana ......:     -           -          30          64           6     
Missouri .......:    19          34          35          11           1     
Nebraska .......:    11          20          42          26           1     
New Mexico .....:    44          18          38           -           -     
Oklahoma .......:     8          24          45          23           -     
South Dakota ...:     3          25          53          18           1     
Texas ..........:     7          13          33          31          16     
                :                                                           
11 States ......:    15          25          34          20           6     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:    11          21          38          26           4     
Previous year ..:    17          22          34          24           3     
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-  Represents zero.                                                         

                                                 

Rice Condition - Selected States: Week Ending July 22, 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           9          27          50          11     
California .....:     -           -          20          30          50     
Louisiana ......:     -           -          31          59          10     
Mississippi ....:     -           4          10          68          18     
Missouri .......:     -           5          23          52          20     
Texas ..........:     2           2          29          55          12     
                :                                                           
6 States .......:     1           5          25          49          20     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     2           5          23          45          25     
Previous year ..:     3           6          28          43          20     
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-  Represents zero.                                                         

                                             

Spring Wheat Condition - Selected States: Week Ending July 22, 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           2          39          50           8     
Minnesota .......:     4           8          26          51          11     
Montana .........:     4          12          32          39          13     
North Dakota ....:     -           5          27          59           9     
South Dakota ....:     3          30          28          36           3     
Washington ......:     -           2          25          68           5     
                 :                                                           
6 States ........:     2           9          29          51           9     
                 :                                                           
Previous week ...:     1           7          27          54          11     
Previous year ...:     1           4          21          60          14     
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-  Represents zero.                                                          

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