Corn & Soybean Ratings Decline Significantly

June 25, 2012 09:50 AM
 

The following are USDA's Crop Progress and Condition Report highlights for the week ended June 24, 2012.

Cotton Squaring - Selected States
[These 15 States planted 99% of the 2011 cotton acreage]
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                 :            Week ending            :           
                 :-----------------------------------:           
      State      : June 24,  : June 17,  : June 24,  : 2007-2011 
                 :   2011    :   2012    :   2012    :  Average  
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                 :                    percent                    
                 :                                               
Alabama .........:    20          57          61          29     
Arizona .........:    62          50          70          52     
Arkansas ........:    39          85          92          62     
California ......:    24          30          40          37     
Georgia .........:    31          44          56          35     
Kansas ..........:     7           4          19           7     
Louisiana .......:    79          56          72          70     
Mississippi .....:    52          52          77          54     
Missouri ........:    27          36          50          35     
North Carolina ..:    55           9          21          54     
Oklahoma ........:     4           7          12          12     
South Carolina ..:    21          17          23          21     
Tennessee .......:    28          31          46          38     
Texas ...........:    22          15          21          23     
Virginia ........:    37          35          45          16     
                 :                                               
15 States .......:    29          27          36          32     
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Cotton Setting Bolls - Selected States
[These 15 States planted 99% of the 2011 cotton acreage]
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                 :            Week ending            :           
                 :-----------------------------------:           
      State      : June 24,  : June 17,  : June 24,  : 2007-2011 
                 :   2011    :   2012    :   2012    :  Average  
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                 :                    percent                    
                 :                                               
Alabama .........:     -           1           2           1     
Arizona .........:    19           -          15          13     
Arkansas ........:     3           5          16           3     
California ......:     -           -           -           6     
Georgia .........:     4           4          13           3     
Kansas ..........:     -           -           -           -     
Louisiana .......:    24           2          10          11     
Mississippi .....:     1           -           6           3     
Missouri ........:     -           -           5           3     
North Carolina ..:     2           -           -           2     
Oklahoma ........:     -           -           -           -     
South Carolina ..:     -           -           -           -     
Tennessee .......:     -           -           -           -     
Texas ...........:    13           9          10          11     
Virginia ........:     -           -           -           -     
                 :                                               
15 States .......:     8           5           8           7     
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-  Represents zero.                                              

Cotton Condition - Selected States: Week Ending June 24, 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 ........:     -           9          27          58           6     
Arizona ........:     1           6          21          49          23     
Arkansas .......:     2           6          24          44          24     
California .....:     -           -           5          30          65     
Georgia ........:     -           4          35          50          11     
Kansas .........:     -           1          46          49           4     
Louisiana ......:     -           2          33          53          12     
Mississippi ....:     -           3          17          62          18     
Missouri .......:     8          27          44          19           2     
North Carolina .:     1           4          39          52           4     
Oklahoma .......:     -           3          34          43          20     
South Carolina .:     -           2          19          73           6     
Tennessee ......:     1           4          22          58          15     
Texas ..........:     8          16          40          31           5     
Virginia .......:     -           -          22          78           -     
                :                                                           
15 States ......:     5          11          34          40          10     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     6           9          32          43          10     
Previous year ..:    21          20          32          24           3     
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-  Represents zero.                                                         

Corn Silking - Selected States
[These 18 States planted 92% of the 2011 corn acreage]
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                 :            Week ending            :           
                 :-----------------------------------:           
      State      : June 24,  : June 17,  : June 24,  : 2007-2011 
                 :   2011    :   2012    :   2012    :  Average  
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                 :                    percent                    
                 :                                               
Colorado ........:     -           -           1           -     
Illinois ........:     -           5          17           3     
Indiana .........:     -           2           9           1     
Iowa ............:     -           -           2           -     
Kansas ..........:     3          10          26           5     
Kentucky ........:     1          12          29           5     
Michigan ........:     -           -           -           -     
Minnesota .......:     -           -           1           -     
Missouri ........:     1          15          35           9     
Nebraska ........:     -           -           5           -     
North Carolina ..:    58          30          59          50     
North Dakota ....:     -           -           1           -     
Ohio ............:     -           1           2           -     
Pennsylvania ....:     -           -           1           -     
South Dakota ....:     -           -           -           -     
Tennessee .......:    23          47          70          29     
Texas ...........:    59          60          63          57     
Wisconsin .......:     -           -           -           -     
                 :                                               
18 States .......:     2           5          10           3     
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-  Represents zero.                                              

Corn Condition - Selected States: Week Ending June 24, 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 .......:     9          11          29          44           7     
Illinois .......:     8          14          41          33           4     
Indiana ........:    12          24          37          24           3     
Iowa ...........:     2           6          24          52          16     
Kansas .........:     4          13          43          36           4     
Kentucky .......:     8          18          35          33           6     
Michigan .......:     4          10          25          51          10     
Minnesota ......:     -           2          15          62          21     
Missouri .......:     9          17          40          31           3     
Nebraska .......:     1           8          31          52           8     
North Carolina .:     -           2          27          57          14     
North Dakota ...:     -           -           9          77          14     
Ohio ...........:     3          12          34          42           9     
Pennsylvania ...:     -           2          12          49          37     
South Dakota ...:     1           4          24          58          13     
Tennessee ......:     6          17          31          41           5     
Texas ..........:     4           6          30          51           9     
Wisconsin ......:     4          11          25          45          15     
                :                                                           
18 States ......:     4          10          30          45          11     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     2           7          28          52          11     
Previous year ..:     3           6          23          54          14     
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-  Represents zero.                                                         

Soybeans Blooming - Selected States
[These 18 States planted 95% of the 2011 soybean acreage]
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                 :            Week ending            :           
                 :-----------------------------------:           
      State      : June 24,  : June 17,  : June 24,  : 2007-2011 
                 :   2011    :   2012    :   2012    :  Average  
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                 :                    percent                    
                 :                                               
Arkansas ........:    11          32          44          15     
Illinois ........:     1           3          11           3     
Indiana .........:     -           4          15           1     
Iowa ............:     -           1           8           2     
Kansas ..........:     1           3           5           1     
Kentucky ........:     -           6          14           2     
Louisiana .......:    54          26          46          47     
Michigan ........:     -           -           -           1     
Minnesota .......:     -           -           3           1     
Mississippi .....:    35          41          66          52     
Missouri ........:     -           1           4           1     
Nebraska ........:     -           4          12           1     
North Carolina ..:     1           -           1           1     
North Dakota ....:     -           1           3           1     
Ohio ............:     -           2           8           2     
South Dakota ....:     -           3          11           1     
Tennessee .......:     3           6          15           5     
Wisconsin .......:     -           -           -           1     
                 :                                               
18 States .......:     2           5          12           4     
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-  Represents zero.                                              

Soybean Condition - Selected States: Week Ending June 24, 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          12          31          45          10     
Illinois .......:     7          14          44          32           3     
Indiana ........:    12          24          40          22           2     
Iowa ...........:     2           8          27          51          12     
Kansas .........:     3          11          45          37           4     
Kentucky .......:     7          13          37          34           9     
Louisiana ......:     -           8          34          48          10     
Michigan .......:     5          16          30          43           6     
Minnesota ......:     1           3          22          61          13     
Mississippi ....:     -           3          17          55          25     
Missouri .......:    11          24          39          24           2     
Nebraska .......:     1           9          33          51           6     
North Carolina .:     -           1          27          63           9     
North Dakota ...:     -           1          11          77          11     
Ohio ...........:     6          14          40          34           6     
South Dakota ...:     1           2          25          62          10     
Tennessee ......:     4          12          27          52           5     
Wisconsin ......:     5          11          24          49          11     
                :                                                           
18 States ......:     4          11          32          45           8     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     3           9          32          48           8     
Previous year ..:     2           6          27          54          11     
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-  Represents zero.                                                         

Sunflowers Planted - Selected States
[These 4 States planted 86% of the 2011 sunflower acreage]
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                 :            Week ending            :           
                 :-----------------------------------:           
      State      : June 24,  : June 17,  : June 24,  : 2007-2011 
                 :   2011    :   2012    :   2012    :  Average  
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                 :                    percent                    
                 :                                               
Colorado ........:    85           74          85         89     
Kansas ..........:    69           79          89         72     
North Dakota ....:    84          100         100         95     
South Dakota ....:    84           79          94         83     
                 :                                               
4 States ........:    83           88          95         88     
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Sorghum Planted - Selected States
[These 11 States planted 98% of the 2011 sorghum acreage]
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                 :            Week ending            :           
                 :-----------------------------------:           
      State      : June 24,  : June 17,  : June 24,  : 2007-2011 
                 :   2011    :   2012    :   2012    :  Average  
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                 :                    percent                    
                 :                                               
Arkansas ........:    100         100         100         100    
Colorado ........:     84          88          96          86    
Illinois ........:     89          97          99          79    
Kansas ..........:     91          88          95          87    
Louisiana .......:    100         100         100         100    
Missouri ........:     89          97          99          85    
Nebraska ........:     99         100         100          98    
New Mexico ......:     82          65          81          82    
Oklahoma ........:     90          85          90          75    
South Dakota ....:     95          94          96          95    
Texas ...........:     91          93          94          93    
                 :                                               
11 States .......:     91          90          95          89    
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Sorghum Headed - Selected States
[These 11 States planted 98% of the 2011 sorghum acreage]
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                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :  June 24,   :  June 17,   :  June 24,   :  2007-2011  
                :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average   
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                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:     21            28            57            12      
Colorado .......:      -             -             -             -      
Illinois .......:      -             -             1             1      
Kansas .........:      -             -             1             -      
Louisiana ......:     78            52            67            53      
Missouri .......:      -             -             1             2      
Nebraska .......:      -             -             -             -      
New Mexico .....:      -             -             -             -      
Oklahoma .......:      -             1             2             -      
South Dakota ...:      -             -             -             -      
Texas ..........:     68            60            61            52      
                :                                                       
11 States ......:     22            19            21            17      
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-  Represents zero.                                                     

Sorghum Condition - Selected States: Week Ending June 24, 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          11          33          43           9     
Colorado .......:     2          14          43          37           4     
Illinois .......:    27          40          28           4           1     
Kansas .........:     4          11          51          32           2     
Louisiana ......:     -           2          46          49           3     
Missouri .......:     5          19          44          30           2     
Nebraska .......:     1          11          36          49           3     
New Mexico .....:    14          39          46           1           -     
Oklahoma .......:     -           7          35          52           6     
South Dakota ...:     -           6          32          60           2     
Texas ..........:     6           9          28          47          10     
                :                                                           
11 States ......:     4          11          41          39           5     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     3          10          40          42           5     
Previous year ..:    10          14          38          35           3     
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-  Represents zero.                                                         

Peanuts Pegging - Selected States
[These 8 States planted 98% of the 2011 peanut acreage]
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                 :            Week ending            :           
                 :-----------------------------------:           
      State      : June 24,  : June 17,  : June 24,  : 2007-2011 
                 :   2011    :   2012    :   2012    :  Average  
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                 :                    percent                    
                 :                                               
Alabama .........:    10          30          40           8     
Florida .........:    12          20          34          21     
Georgia .........:    16          13          29          13     
North Carolina ..:    15          14          15          28     
Oklahoma ........:     4           2          15          21     
South Carolina ..:    14           4          10          16     
Texas ...........:     4           -           3           4     
Virginia ........:    19          20          25          12     
                 :                                               
8 States ........:    13          15          26          14     
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-  Represents zero.                                              

Peanut Condition - Selected States: Week Ending June 24, 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 ........:     -           -          30          69           1     
Florida ........:     -           3          24          60          13     
Georgia ........:     -           2          27          57          14     
North Carolina .:     1           2          35          56           6     
Oklahoma .......:     -           -          15          75          10     
South Carolina .:     -           1          23          70           6     
Texas ..........:     -           3          51          37           9     
Virginia .......:     -           -          15          80           5     
                :                                                           
8 States .......:     -           2          29          59          10     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     -           1          24          64          11     
Previous year ..:     6          20          45          27           2     
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-  Represents zero.                                                         

Rice Headed - Selected States
[These 6 States planted 100% of the 2011 rice acreage]
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                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :  June 24,   :  June 17,   :  June 24,   :  2007-2011  
                :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:      1             9            12             -      
California .....:      -             -             -             -      
Louisiana ......:     32            37            51            22      
Mississippi ....:      1             7            13             1      
Missouri .......:      -             -             -             -      
Texas ..........:     18            19            26            16      
                :                                                       
6 States .......:      7            12            16             5      
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-  Represents zero.                                                     

Rice Condition - Selected States: Week Ending June 24, 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           8          30          48          11     
California .....:     -           -          15          25          60     
Louisiana ......:     -           -          25          52          23     
Mississippi ....:     -           1          16          58          25     
Missouri .......:     -           4          22          53          21     
Texas ..........:     2           3          20          70           5     
                :                                                           
6 States .......:     1           4          24          46          25     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     2           4          26          47          21     
Previous year ..:     2           7          30          38          23     
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-  Represents zero.                                                         

Winter Wheat Headed - Selected States
[These 18 States planted 88% of the 2011 winter wheat acreage]
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                 :            Week ending            :           
                 :-----------------------------------:           
      State      : June 24,  : June 17,  : June 24,  : 2007-2011 
                 :   2011    :   2012    :   2012    :  Average  
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                 :                    percent                    
                 :                                               
Arkansas ........:    100         100         100         100    
California ......:    100         100         100         100    
Colorado ........:     99          99         100         100    
Idaho ...........:     45          44          69          64    
Illinois ........:    100         100         100         100    
Indiana .........:    100         100         100         100    
Kansas ..........:    100         100         100         100    
Michigan ........:     99         100         100          99    
Missouri ........:    100         100         100         100    
Montana .........:     35          54          79          57    
Nebraska ........:     97         100         100          99    
North Carolina ..:    100         100         100         100    
Ohio ............:    100         100         100         100    
Oklahoma ........:    100         100         100         100    
Oregon ..........:     96          92          98          98    
South Dakota ....:     79          99         100          91    
Texas ...........:    100         100         100         100    
Washington ......:     79          77          92          90    
                 :                                               
18 States .......:     92          94          98          95    
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Winter Wheat Harvested - Selected States
[These 18 States harvested 88% of the 2011 winter wheat acreage]
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                 :            Week ending            :           
                 :-----------------------------------:           
      State      : June 24,  : June 17,  : June 24,  : 2007-2011 
                 :   2011    :   2012    :   2012    :  Average  
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                 :                    percent                    
                 :                                               
Arkansas ........:    96          100         100         92     
California ......:    43           40          65         60     
Colorado ........:     6            8          45          4     
Idaho ...........:     -            -           -          -     
Illinois ........:    32           70          84         37     
Indiana .........:    13           45          72         21     
Kansas ..........:    47           80          96         28     
Michigan ........:     -            -           1          -     
Missouri ........:    52           88          97         45     
Montana .........:     -            -           -          -     
Nebraska ........:     -           11          32          -     
North Carolina ..:    93           78          94         84     
Ohio ............:     -            2          20          1     
Oklahoma ........:    95           96          98         74     
Oregon ..........:     -            -           -          -     
South Dakota ....:     -            -           1          -     
Texas ...........:    84           74          85         63     
Washington ......:     -            -           -          -     
                 :                                               
18 States .......:    36           48          59         27     
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-  Represents zero.                                              

Winter Wheat Condition - Selected States: Week Ending June 24, 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 .....:     -           -          10          40          50     
Colorado .......:     9          23          39          27           2     
Idaho ..........:     1           2          12          63          22     
Illinois .......:     1           4          20          58          17     
Indiana ........:     3           9          31          43          14     
Kansas .........:     8          16          36          32           8     
Michigan .......:     2           9          34          44          11     
Missouri .......:     1           8          24          51          16     
Montana ........:     1          13          25          36          25     
Nebraska .......:     4          16          40          37           3     
North Carolina .:     1           3          21          61          14     
Ohio ...........:     2          10          39          40           9     
Oklahoma .......:     1           6          21          52          20     
Oregon .........:     -           8          20          54          18     
South Dakota ...:     2           9          30          48          11     
Texas ..........:    14          19          31          25          11     
Washington .....:     1           2          12          59          26     
                :                                                           
18 States ......:     5          12          29          40          14     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     5          12          29          41          13     
Previous year ..:    23          19          23          27           8     
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-  Represents zero.                                                         

Spring Wheat Headed - Selected States
[These 6 States planted 98% of the 2011 spring wheat acreage]
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                 :            Week ending            :           
                 :-----------------------------------:           
      State      : June 24,  : June 17,  : June 24,  : 2007-2011 
                 :   2011    :   2012    :   2012    :  Average  
-----------------------------------------------------------------
                 :                    percent                    
                 :                                               
Idaho ...........:     5          18          39          14     
Minnesota .......:     7          71          93          28     
Montana .........:     -           4          16           9     
North Dakota ....:     -          28          60          11     
South Dakota ....:    21          80          96          43     
Washington ......:    33          19          45          50     
                 :                                               
6 States ........:     5          33          57          18     
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-  Represents zero.                                              

Spring Wheat Condition - Selected States: Week Ending June 24, 2012
[National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011
planted acreage]
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      State      : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                 :                          percent                          
                 :                                                           
Idaho ...........:     -           1          38          53           8     
Minnesota .......:     2           4          20          63          11     
Montana .........:     1           7          31          47          14     
North Dakota ....:     -           -          11          69          20     
South Dakota ....:     1           8          20          54          17     
Washington ......:     -           2          23          70           5     
                 :                                                           
6 States ........:     1           3          19          61          16     
                 :                                                           
Previous week ...:     1           2          21          62          14     
Previous year ...:     1           3          27          56          13     
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-  Represents zero.                                                          

Oats Headed - Selected States
[These 9 States planted 62% of the 2011 oat acreage]
-----------------------------------------------------------------
                 :            Week ending            :           
                 :-----------------------------------:           
      State      : June 24,  : June 17,  : June 24,  : 2007-2011 
                 :   2011    :   2012    :   2012    :  Average  
-----------------------------------------------------------------
                 :                    percent                    
                 :                                               
Iowa ............:     70          95          98          72    
Minnesota .......:     21          67          89          44    
Nebraska ........:     74          87          97          79    
North Dakota ....:      -          21          56           7    
Ohio ............:     32          85          96          73    
Pennsylvania ....:     33          76          88          61    
South Dakota ....:     30          72          94          45    
Texas ...........:    100         100         100         100    
Wisconsin .......:     28          72          89          53    
                 :                                               
9 States ........:     55          79          91          67    
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-  Represents zero.                                              

Oat Condition - Selected States: Week Ending June 24, 2012
[National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011
planted acreage]
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      State      : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                 :                          percent                          
                 :                                                           
Iowa ............:     2           6          29          54           9     
Minnesota .......:     -           2          16          70          12     
Nebraska ........:     1           5          35          58           1     
North Dakota ....:     -           -          13          78           9     
Ohio ............:     3           5          33          49          10     
Pennsylvania ....:     -           1          18          61          20     
South Dakota ....:     9           4          19          54          14     
Texas ...........:     4           7          28          35          26     
Wisconsin .......:     1           5          20          65           9     
                 :                                                           
9 States ........:     3           5          23          53          16     
                 :                                                           
Previous week ...:     3           5          25          50          17     
Previous year ...:    14           7          22          47          10     
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-  Represents zero.                                                          

Barley Headed - Selected States
[These 5 States planted 71% of the 2011 barley acreage]
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                 :            Week ending            :           
                 :-----------------------------------:           
      State      : June 24,  : June 17,  : June 24,  : 2007-2011 
                 :   2011    :   2012    :   2012    :  Average  
-----------------------------------------------------------------
                 :                    percent                    
                 :                                               
Idaho ...........:     5          21          42          17     
Minnesota .......:     8          71          94          32     
Montana .........:     -          10          25          10     
North Dakota ....:     -          26          55          11     
Washington ......:    31           5          35          49     
                 :                                               
5 States ........:     4          19          40          16     
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-  Represents zero.                                              

Barley Condition - Selected States: Week Ending June 24, 2012
[National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011
planted acreage]
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      State      : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                 :                          percent                          
                 :                                                           
Idaho ...........:     -           1          40          45          14     
Minnesota .......:     1           3          23          64           9     
Montana .........:     2           9          33          41          15     
North Dakota ....:     -           -           9          71          20     
Washington ......:     -           -          24          74           2     
                 :                                                           
5 States ........:     1           4          29          51          15     
                 :                                                           
Previous week ...:     -           3          30          53          14     
Previous year ...:     1           4          20          62          13     
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-  Represents zero.                                                          

Pasture and Range Condition - Selected States: Week Ending June 24, 2012
[National pasture and range conditions for selected States are weighted
based on pasture acreage and/or livestock inventories]
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      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
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                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Alabama ........:     3           8          38          45           6     
Arizona ........:    45          27          21           6           1     
Arkansas .......:    36          37          21           6           -     
California .....:    20          40          20          20           -     
Colorado .......:    33          37          25           5           -     
Connecticut ....:     -           -          22          78           -     
Delaware .......:     4          17          32          46           1     
Florida ........:     2           9          35          41          13     
Georgia ........:     5          13          50          28           4     
Idaho ..........:     1           7          26          56          10     
Illinois .......:    20          29          34          16           1     
Indiana ........:    23          37          29          10           1     
Iowa ...........:     6          19          38          33           4     
Kansas .........:    20          33          35          11           1     
Kentucky .......:    10          25          37          25           3     
Louisiana ......:     3           8          35          48           6     
Maine ..........:     -           -          23          35          42     
Maryland .......:     6           8          40          40           6     
Massachusetts ..:     -           -          13          75          12     
Michigan .......:     7          17          40          30           6     
Minnesota ......:     -           4          20          59          17     
Mississippi ....:     2           9          48          34           7     
Missouri .......:    26          32          30          12           -     
Montana ........:     8          25          34          25           8     
Nebraska .......:    13          30          37          20           -     
Nevada .........:    21          40          27          10           2     
New Hampshire ..:     -           3           5          48          44     
New Jersey .....:     -           5          25          45          25     
New Mexico .....:    47          43           8           2           -     
New York .......:     2           7          21          59          11     
North Carolina .:     -           6          30          59           5     
North Dakota ...:     1           9          27          57           6     
Ohio ...........:     9          17          37          32           5     
Oklahoma .......:     5          12          41          39           3     
Oregon .........:     -           7          28          58           7     
Pennsylvania ...:     5           6          32          42          15     
Rhode Island ...:     -           -          25          75           -     
South Carolina .:     -           6          37          54           3     
South Dakota ...:     4          12          36          40           8     
Tennessee ......:     9          27          35          28           1     
Texas ..........:    11          26          38          23           2     
Utah ...........:     8          31          35          26           -     
Vermont ........:     -           -           -          63          37     
Virginia .......:     2           9          36          45           8     
Washington .....:     -           5          29          50          16     
West Virginia ..:     1           4          38          52           5     
Wisconsin ......:     8          16          27          41           8     
Wyoming ........:    31          35          26           8           -     
                :                                                           
48 States ......:    12          22          32          30           4     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     9          19          32          35           5     
Previous year ..:    13          13          21          40          13     
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-  Represents zero.                                                         

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