53% of U.S. Rice Crop Headed

August 5, 2013 05:11 AM
 

69% of the U.S. rice crop is in good to excellent condition, about on par with the same time last year.

 

Read the NASS report.

 

Rice Headed - Selected States
[These 6 States planted 100% of the 2012 rice acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :  August 4,  :  July 28,   :  August 4,  :  2008-2012  
                :    2012     :    2013     :    2013     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:     90            23            44            57      
California .....:     31            20            45            20      
Louisiana ......:     96            87            90            91      
Mississippi ....:     95            46            53            76      
Missouri .......:     61            14            33            40      
Texas ..........:     90            92            98            91      
                :                                                       
6 States .......:     77            36            53            56      
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Rice Condition - Selected States: Week Ending August 4, 2013
[National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2012
planted acres]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Arkansas .......:     2           5          31          44          18     
California .....:     -           5           5          30          60     
Louisiana ......:     -           2          22          51          25     
Mississippi ....:     -           1          32          51          16     
Missouri .......:     -           3          28          40          29     
Texas ..........:     -           2          57          26          15     
                :                                                           
6 States .......:     1           4          25          42          28     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     1           5          25          42          27     
Previous year ..:     2           5          24          46          23     
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                         

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