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Corn Condition Ratings Slip; Soybean Ratings Are Stabilizing

15:07PM Aug 06, 2012

The following are USDA's Crop Progress and Condition Report highlights for the week ended Aug. 5, 2012.

 Released August 6, 2012, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service  (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of  Agriculture (USDA).  Cotton Squaring - Selected States [These 15 States planted 99% of the 2011 cotton acreage] -----------------------------------------------------------------                  :            Week ending            :                             :-----------------------------------:                  State      : August 5, : July 29,  : August 5, : 2007-2011                   :   2011    :   2012    :   2012    :  Average   -----------------------------------------------------------------                  :                    percent                                      :                                                Alabama .........:     78          97          98          90     Arizona .........:     96          93          99          98     Arkansas ........:    100         100         100         100     California ......:     91          93          95          97     Georgia .........:     89          96          98          95     Kansas ..........:     90          86          90          96     Louisiana .......:    100         100         100         100     Mississippi .....:    100         100         100         100     Missouri ........:    100         100         100          99     North Carolina ..:     98          94          96          99     Oklahoma ........:     58          71          84          81     South Carolina ..:     92          93          96          96     Tennessee .......:     99          97         100         100     Texas ...........:     94          92          98          92     Virginia ........:    100         100         100          96                      :                                                15 States .......:     93          93          98          94     -----------------------------------------------------------------  Cotton Setting Bolls - Selected States [These 15 States planted 99% of the 2011 cotton acreage] -----------------------------------------------------------------                  :            Week ending            :                             :-----------------------------------:                  State      : August 5, : July 29,  : August 5, : 2007-2011                   :   2011    :   2012    :   2012    :  Average   -----------------------------------------------------------------                  :                    percent                                      :                                                Alabama .........:    57          83           89         64      Arizona .........:    81          68           82         81      Arkansas ........:    99          95          100         98      California ......:    82          65           70         85      Georgia .........:    67          78           88         77      Kansas ..........:    37          44           65         53      Louisiana .......:    97          96           99         95      Mississippi .....:    91          91           95         94      Missouri ........:    93          40           52         90      North Carolina ..:    88          61           71         88      Oklahoma ........:    11          26           38         34      South Carolina ..:    65          50           62         58      Tennessee .......:    81          70           80         86      Texas ...........:    72          48           68         61      Virginia ........:    69          60           87         74                       :                                                15 States .......:    74          59           74         70      -----------------------------------------------------------------  Cotton Bolls Opening - Selected States [These 15 States planted 99% of the 2011 cotton acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     :  August 5,  :  July 29,   :  August 5,  :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Alabama ........:      -           (NA)            1             1       Arizona ........:     27           (NA)           15            19       Arkansas .......:      -           (NA)            4             1       California .....:      4           (NA)            3             2       Georgia ........:      2           (NA)            1             1       Kansas .........:      1           (NA)            3             -       Louisiana ......:     23           (NA)            9             9       Mississippi ....:      1           (NA)            3             2       Missouri .......:      -           (NA)            -             1       North Carolina .:      1           (NA)            2             -       Oklahoma .......:      -           (NA)            -             -       South Carolina .:      5           (NA)            -             1       Tennessee ......:      -           (NA)            -             1       Texas ..........:     14           (NA)           16            12       Virginia .......:      1           (NA)            -             2                       :                                                        15 States ......:      9           (NA)            9             7       ------------------------------------------------------------------------ -     Represents zero.                                                   (NA)  Not available.                                                      Cotton Condition - Selected States: Week Ending August 5, 2012 [National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011 planted acreage] ----------------------------------------------------------------------------       State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                          percent                                           :                                                            Alabama ........:     3          13          47          37           -      Arizona ........:     1           2          17          49          31      Arkansas .......:     5          12          25          37          21      California .....:     -           -          10          40          50      Georgia ........:     1           5          33          50          11      Kansas .........:     4          18          50          24           4      Louisiana ......:     -           2          25          60          13      Mississippi ....:     1           6          26          48          19      Missouri .......:    12          31          42          13           2      North Carolina .:     -           5          22          59          14      Oklahoma .......:    10          35          41          14           -      South Carolina .:     1           3          34          56           6      Tennessee ......:     3          10          32          49           6      Texas ..........:    16          25          35          20           4      Virginia .......:     -           -          11          53          36                      :                                                            15 States ......:    10          17          32          32           9                      :                                                            Previous week ..:     6          16          34          35           9      Previous year ..:    22          19          29          25           5      ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- -  Represents zero.                                                           Corn Silking - Selected States [These 18 States planted 92% of the 2011 corn acreage] -----------------------------------------------------------------                  :            Week ending            :                             :-----------------------------------:                  State      : August 5, : July 29,  : August 5, : 2007-2011                   :   2011    :   2012    :   2012    :  Average   -----------------------------------------------------------------                  :                    percent                                      :                                                Colorado ........:    71           76          92          82     Illinois ........:    98          100         100          95     Indiana .........:    90           97          98          91     Iowa ............:    94           97          99          90     Kansas ..........:    94           91          98          97     Kentucky ........:    80           92          96          90     Michigan ........:    85           89          97          83     Minnesota .......:    92           99          99          92     Missouri ........:    96           98         100          93     Nebraska ........:    95           95         100          95     North Carolina ..:    99           99         100         100     North Dakota ....:    75           95         100          75     Ohio ............:    76           93          98          89     Pennsylvania ....:    85           87          94          84     South Dakota ....:    70           81          97          70     Tennessee .......:    99           99         100          99     Texas ...........:    96           93          95          96     Wisconsin .......:    84           83          93          79                      :                                                18 States .......:    90           94          98          90     -----------------------------------------------------------------  Corn Dough - Selected States [These 18 States planted 92% of the 2011 corn acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     :  August 5,  :  July 29,   :  August 5,  :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Colorado .......:      7             3            26            15       Illinois .......:     51            58            81            50       Indiana ........:     19            41            69            29       Iowa ...........:     15            36            65            16       Kansas .........:     54            59            72            54       Kentucky .......:     32            51            62            41       Michigan .......:     14             -            14            18       Minnesota ......:      6            11            40             8       Missouri .......:     60            79            87            55       Nebraska .......:     29            39            76            34       North Carolina .:     90            82            91            89       North Dakota ...:      6            17            59            12       Ohio ...........:     12            29            53            26       Pennsylvania ...:     18            14            31            22       South Dakota ...:      5            18            39            11       Tennessee ......:     76            88            94            82       Texas ..........:     68            70            71            70       Wisconsin ......:     14            10            25            12                       :                                                        18 States ......:     27            37            61            30       ------------------------------------------------------------------------ -  Represents zero.                                                       Corn Dented - Selected States [These 18 States planted 92% of the 2011 corn acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     :  August 5,  :  July 29,   :  August 5,  :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Colorado .......:      -             -             4             -       Illinois .......:      8            18            38            11       Indiana ........:      -             6            25             4       Iowa ...........:      1             8            27             1       Kansas .........:     17            34            48            13       Kentucky .......:     12            29            44            19       Michigan .......:      -             -             1             1       Minnesota ......:      -             -             5             -       Missouri .......:     23            48            64            19       Nebraska .......:      1             9            32             3       North Carolina .:     64            48            71            55       North Dakota ...:      -             -             6             -       Ohio ...........:      1             2            10             2       Pennsylvania ...:      2             4             5             1       South Dakota ...:      -             -             2             1       Tennessee ......:     46            54            71            48       Texas ..........:     61            66            67            60       Wisconsin ......:      -             -             1             -                       :                                                        18 States ......:      6            13            26             7       ------------------------------------------------------------------------ -  Represents zero.                                                       Corn Mature - Selected States [These 18 States planted 92% of the 2011 corn acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     :  August 5,  :  July 29,   :  August 5,  :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Colorado .......:      -           (NA)            -             -       Illinois .......:      -           (NA)            6             -       Indiana ........:      -           (NA)            1             -       Iowa ...........:      -           (NA)            2             -       Kansas .........:      -           (NA)           22             -       Kentucky .......:      -           (NA)           10             3       Michigan .......:      -           (NA)            -             -       Minnesota ......:      -           (NA)            -             -       Missouri .......:     19           (NA)           23             4       Nebraska .......:      -           (NA)            3             -       North Carolina .:     18           (NA)           34             6       North Dakota ...:      -           (NA)            -             -       Ohio ...........:      -           (NA)            -             -       Pennsylvania ...:      -           (NA)            -             -       South Dakota ...:      -           (NA)            -             -       Tennessee ......:      3           (NA)           11             3       Texas ..........:     57           (NA)           60            51       Wisconsin ......:      -           (NA)            -             -                       :                                                        18 States ......:      2           (NA)            6             2       ------------------------------------------------------------------------ -     Represents zero.                                                   (NA)  Not available.                                                      Corn Condition - Selected States: Week Ending August 5, 2012 [National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011 planted acreage] ----------------------------------------------------------------------------       State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                          percent                                           :                                                            Colorado .......:    36          23          22          17           2      Illinois .......:    42          32          22           4           -      Indiana ........:    42          31          20           7           -      Iowa ...........:    20          29          35          15           1      Kansas .........:    37          32          22           8           1      Kentucky .......:    42          35          17           5           1      Michigan .......:    25          27          26          20           2      Minnesota ......:     5          11          32          44           8      Missouri .......:    56          28          11           3           2      Nebraska .......:    17          20          28          32           3      North Carolina .:     3          10          27          45          15      North Dakota ...:     3          12          31          51           3      Ohio ...........:    19          33          34          13           1      Pennsylvania ...:     3          12          37          35          13      South Dakota ...:    20          28          28          22           2      Tennessee ......:    24          29          27          18           2      Texas ..........:     6          13          35          37           9      Wisconsin ......:    18          23          27          23           9                      :                                                            18 States ......:    25          25          27          20           3                      :                                                            Previous week ..:    23          25          28          21           3      Previous year ..:     6          10          24          45          15      ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- -  Represents zero.                                                           Soybeans Blooming - Selected States [These 18 States planted 95% of the 2011 soybean acreage] -----------------------------------------------------------------                  :            Week ending            :                             :-----------------------------------:                  State      : August 5, : July 29,  : August 5, : 2007-2011                   :   2011    :   2012    :   2012    :  Average   -----------------------------------------------------------------                  :                    percent                                      :                                                Arkansas ........:    85          93           97         84      Illinois ........:    90          95           97         85      Indiana .........:    76          88           94         81      Iowa ............:    94          93           97         92      Kansas ..........:    74          69           79         78      Kentucky ........:    68          70           79         75      Louisiana .......:    96          95           97         97      Michigan ........:    84          86           96         84      Minnesota .......:    83          94           98         89      Mississippi .....:    98          98           99         99      Missouri ........:    75          74           85         68      Nebraska ........:    87          92           94         90      North Carolina ..:    64          50           65         62      North Dakota ....:    86          98          100         92      Ohio ............:    74          89           97         88      South Dakota ....:    89          91           92         88      Tennessee .......:    82          84           90         84      Wisconsin .......:    84          82           92         82                       :                                                18 States .......:    84          88           93         85      -----------------------------------------------------------------  Soybeans Setting Pods - Selected States [These 18 States planted 95% of the 2011 soybean acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     :  August 5,  :  July 29,   :  August 5,  :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Arkansas .......:     53            79            87            62       Illinois .......:     54            61            82            52       Indiana ........:     33            51            66            43       Iowa ...........:     64            57            77            68       Kansas .........:     24            19            35            39       Kentucky .......:     37            43            57            44       Louisiana ......:     90            88            93            88       Michigan .......:     40            42            76            50       Minnesota ......:     41            67            83            53       Mississippi ....:     88            93            96            91       Missouri .......:     34            27            42            32       Nebraska .......:     46            49            61            54       North Carolina .:     32            19            34            29       North Dakota ...:     51            88            94            65       Ohio ...........:     20            46            68            50       South Dakota ...:     42            53            70            46       Tennessee ......:     55            59            72            62       Wisconsin ......:     45            41            64            45                       :                                                        18 States ......:     46            55            71            53       ------------------------------------------------------------------------  Soybean Condition - Selected States: Week Ending August 5, 2012 [National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011 planted acreage] ----------------------------------------------------------------------------       State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                          percent                                           :                                                            Arkansas .......:     4          16          30          40          10      Illinois .......:    28          29          33           9           1      Indiana ........:    25          28          32          14           1      Iowa ...........:    13          24          39          23           1      Kansas .........:    31          36          27           5           1      Kentucky .......:    19          29          30          18           4      Louisiana ......:     2           7          31          49          11      Michigan .......:    14          24          29          28           5      Minnesota ......:     3          10          31          49           7      Mississippi ....:     3           5          15          50          27      Missouri .......:    37          37          20           5           1      Nebraska .......:    14          23          41          21           1      North Carolina .:     -           5          26          59          10      North Dakota ...:     3          13          33          47           4      Ohio ...........:    12          30          39          18           1      South Dakota ...:    10          25          33          30           2      Tennessee ......:     5          13          35          40           7      Wisconsin ......:    10          18          33          29          10                      :                                                            18 States ......:    16          23          32          25           4                      :                                                            Previous week ..:    15          22          34          26           3      Previous year ..:     4           9          26          48          13      ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- -  Represents zero.                                                           Peanuts Pegging - Selected States [These 8 States planted 98% of the 2011 peanut acreage] -----------------------------------------------------------------                  :            Week ending            :                             :-----------------------------------:                  State      : August 5, : July 29,  : August 5, : 2007-2011                   :   2011    :   2012    :   2012    :  Average   -----------------------------------------------------------------                  :                    percent                                      :                                                Alabama .........:    61          79          85          64      Florida .........:    88          85          90          88      Georgia .........:    88          88          93          91      North Carolina ..:    97          94          99          98      Oklahoma ........:    93          92          95          92      South Carolina ..:    89          90          94          94      Texas ...........:    91          74          87          89      Virginia ........:    79          85          93          82                       :                                                8 States ........:    85          85          91          87      -----------------------------------------------------------------  Peanut Condition - Selected States: Week Ending August 5, 2012 [National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011 planted acreage] ----------------------------------------------------------------------------       State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                          percent                                           :                                                            Alabama ........:     -           6          32          57           5      Florida ........:     1           2          12          67          18      Georgia ........:     1           4          27          54          14      North Carolina .:     -           2          23          55          20      Oklahoma .......:     2           5          26          64           3      South Carolina .:     1           3          27          61           8      Texas ..........:     -           3          38          56           3      Virginia .......:     -           -           5          71          24                      :                                                            8 States .......:     1           4          26          57          12                      :                                                            Previous week ..:     -           4          27          59          10      Previous year ..:     6          15          36          37           6      ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- -  Represents zero.                                                           Sorghum Headed - Selected States [These 11 States planted 98% of the 2011 sorghum acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     :  August 5,  :  July 29,   :  August 5,  :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Arkansas .......:      97           99            100            96      Colorado .......:      38           34             58            48      Illinois .......:      53           51             71            55      Kansas .........:      25           35             47            38      Louisiana ......:     100           99            100           100      Missouri .......:      43           57             68            54      Nebraska .......:      49           33             60            44      New Mexico .....:      14            7             16            22      Oklahoma .......:      53           48             58            47      South Dakota ...:      43           47             77            53      Texas ..........:      79           81             82            80                      :                                                        11 States ......:      47           52             61            54      ------------------------------------------------------------------------  Sorghum Coloring - Selected States [These 11 States planted 98% of the 2011 sorghum acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     :  August 5,  :  July 29,   :  August 5,  :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Arkansas .......:     56            74            85            61       Colorado .......:     13             6            15            23       Illinois .......:      1             8            11             9       Kansas .........:      1             5             9             2       Louisiana ......:     94            93            96            89       Missouri .......:      6            12            17            11       Nebraska .......:      -             -             -             -       New Mexico .....:      3             -             2             3       Oklahoma .......:     28            26            31            15       South Dakota ...:      2             2            20             5       Texas ..........:     69            71            72            66                       :                                                        11 States ......:     26            28            32            25       ------------------------------------------------------------------------ -  Represents zero.                                                       Sorghum Condition - Selected States: Week Ending August 5, 2012 [National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011 planted acreage] ----------------------------------------------------------------------------       State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                          percent                                           :                                                            Arkansas .......:     8          15          27          42           8      Colorado .......:    18          22          30          28           2      Illinois .......:    53          41           5           1           -      Kansas .........:    26          36          30           7           1      Louisiana ......:     -           -          46          45           9      Missouri .......:    28          35          27           9           1      Nebraska .......:    13          22          47          18           -      New Mexico .....:    30          28          40           2           -      Oklahoma .......:    20          31          32          17           -      South Dakota ...:    11          18          62           9           -      Texas ..........:     8          14          26          36          16                      :                                                            11 States ......:    19          26          30          19           6                      :                                                            Previous week ..:    17          25          32          20           6      Previous year ..:    18          22          33          24           3      ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- -  Represents zero.                                                           Rice Headed - Selected States [These 6 States planted 100% of the 2011 rice acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     :  August 5,  :  July 29,   :  August 5,  :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Arkansas .......:     54            83            91            55       California .....:     10             5            35            22       Louisiana ......:     90            93            97            91       Mississippi ....:     87            87            96            77       Missouri .......:     19            44            64            41       Texas ..........:     95            81            91            92                       :                                                        6 States .......:     53            66            79            57       ------------------------------------------------------------------------  Rice Harvested - Selected States [These 6 States harvested 100% of the 2011 rice acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     :  August 5,  :  July 29,   :  August 5,  :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Arkansas .......:      -           (NA)            -             -       California .....:      -           (NA)            -             -       Louisiana ......:     15           (NA)           34            14       Mississippi ....:      -           (NA)            1             -       Missouri .......:      -           (NA)            -             -       Texas ..........:     33           (NA)           15            15                       :                                                        6 States .......:      5           (NA)            7             3       ------------------------------------------------------------------------ -     Represents zero.                                                   (NA)  Not available.                                                      Rice Condition - Selected States: Week Ending August 5, 2012 [National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011 planted acres] ----------------------------------------------------------------------------       State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                          percent                                           :                                                            Arkansas .......:     3           8          27          50          12      California .....:     -           -          15          25          60      Louisiana ......:     -           1          36          54           9      Mississippi ....:     1           5          16          54          24      Missouri .......:     -           5          23          52          20      Texas ..........:     6           7          12          59          16                      :                                                            6 States .......:     2           5          24          46          23                      :                                                            Previous week ..:     2           4          24          45          25      Previous year ..:     2           7          25          39          27      ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- -  Represents zero.                                                           Winter Wheat Harvested - Selected States [These 18 States harvested 88% of the 2011 winter wheat acreage] -----------------------------------------------------------------                  :            Week ending            :                             :-----------------------------------:                  State      : August 5, : July 29,  : August 5, : 2007-2011                   :   2011    :   2012    :   2012    :  Average   -----------------------------------------------------------------                  :                    percent                                      :                                                Arkansas ........:    100         100         100         100     California ......:     97          99         100          99     Colorado ........:     97         100         100          99     Idaho ...........:      6          11          28          21     Illinois ........:    100         100         100         100     Indiana .........:    100         100         100         100     Kansas ..........:    100         100         100         100     Michigan ........:     87         100         100          94     Missouri ........:    100         100         100         100     Montana .........:     18          30          45          32     Nebraska ........:     94         100         100          97     North Carolina ..:    100         100         100         100     Ohio ............:    100         100         100         100     Oklahoma ........:    100         100         100         100     Oregon ..........:     26          24          47          63     South Dakota ....:     86         100         100          84     Texas ...........:    100         100         100          99     Washington ......:     16          20          34          40                      :                                                18 States .......:     82          85          88          87     -----------------------------------------------------------------  Spring Wheat Harvested - Selected States [These 6 States harvested 98% of the 2011 spring wheat acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     :  August 5,  :  July 29,   :  August 5,  :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Idaho ..........:      -             1            10             4       Minnesota ......:      4            52            80            14       Montana ........:      -             4            11             7       North Dakota ...:      1            26            52             8       South Dakota ...:     29            82            96            38       Washington .....:      1             -             2            17                       :                                                        6 States .......:      4            28            47            12       ------------------------------------------------------------------------ -  Represents zero.                                                       Spring Wheat Condition - Selected States: Week Ending August 5, 2012 [National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011 planted acreage] -----------------------------------------------------------------------------       State      : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent  -----------------------------------------------------------------------------                  :                          percent                                            :                                                            Idaho ...........:     1           1          32          54          12      Minnesota .......:     3           5          29          53          10      Montana .........:     5          14          30          37          14      North Dakota ....:     -           5          23          61          11      South Dakota ....:     3          30          28          36           3      Washington ......:     5           5          26          60           4                       :                                                            6 States ........:     2           9          26          53          10                       :                                                            Previous week ...:     2           9          26          51          12      Previous year ...:     2           5          27          55          11      ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- -  Represents zero.                                                            Oats Harvested - Selected States [These 9 States harvested 65% of the 2011 oat acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     :  August 5,  :  July 29,   :  August 5,  :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Iowa ...........:      86            98           100           79       Minnesota ......:      18            67            87           38       Nebraska .......:      89            96           100           89       North Dakota ...:       1            37            59           12       Ohio ...........:      68            91            99           79       Pennsylvania ...:      46            64            87           51       South Dakota ...:      47            91            99           53       Texas ..........:     100           100           100           99       Wisconsin ......:      36            66            84           43                       :                                                        9 States .......:      44            73            87           52       ------------------------------------------------------------------------  Barley Harvested - Selected States [These 5 States harvested 73% of the 2011 barley acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     :  August 5,  :  July 29,   :  August 5,  :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Idaho ..........:      2             2            17             6       Minnesota ......:      6            75            95            22       Montana ........:      -            10            20            11       North Dakota ...:      2            33            64            16       Washington .....:      -             -             2            15                       :                                                        5 States .......:      1            14            30            11       ------------------------------------------------------------------------ -  Represents zero.                                                       Barley Condition - Selected States: Week Ending August 5, 2012 [National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011 planted acreage] -----------------------------------------------------------------------------       State      : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent  -----------------------------------------------------------------------------                  :                          percent                                            :                                                            Idaho ...........:     1           1          18          61          19      Minnesota .......:     1           4          28          58           9      Montana .........:     8          16          37          33           6      North Dakota ....:     -           5          25          60          10      Washington ......:     3           3          19          73           2                       :                                                            5 States ........:     4           8          27          51          10                       :                                                            Previous week ...:     4          10          25          47          14      Previous year ...:     1           5          22          59          13      ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- -  Represents zero.                                                            Pasture and Range Condition - Selected States: Week Ending August 5, 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 ........:     5          19          36          36           4      Arizona ........:    37          28          24           9           2      Arkansas .......:    59          27          11           3           -      California .....:    25          50          25           -           -      Colorado .......:    49          34          15           2           -      Connecticut ....:     -          11          47          42           -      Delaware .......:    26          32          27          15           -      Florida ........:     1           1          20          65          13      Georgia ........:     4          18          46          29           3      Idaho ..........:    11          24          30          34           1      Illinois .......:    68          27           4           1           -      Indiana ........:    62          27           9           2           -      Iowa ...........:    59          27          12           2           -      Kansas .........:    60          29          10           1           -      Kentucky .......:    27          26          32          14           1      Louisiana ......:     2           8          35          45          10      Maine ..........:     -           9          36          52           3      Maryland .......:    16          20          32          30           2      Massachusetts ..:     -          35          50          15           -      Michigan .......:    29          32          28          10           1      Minnesota ......:    17          21          27          31           4      Mississippi ....:     -           3          40          45          12      Missouri .......:    85          14           1           -           -      Montana ........:    29          29          31          11           -      Nebraska .......:    53          36          10           1           -      Nevada .........:    55          28          11           5           1      New Hampshire ..:     6          12          41          35           6      New Jersey .....:     -          15          60          25           -      New Mexico .....:    51          34          13           2           -      New York .......:    18          39          30          13           -      North Carolina .:     5          16          35          41           3      North Dakota ...:    11          33          36          19           1      Ohio ...........:    34          33          26           7           -      Oklahoma .......:    38          38          20           4           -      Oregon .........:     3          18          33          41           5      Pennsylvania ...:    19          27          41          11           2      Rhode Island ...:     -          12          63          25           -      South Carolina .:     1          10          41          47           1      South Dakota ...:    26          42          26           6           -      Tennessee ......:    13          26          39          21           1      Texas ..........:    21          29          32          15           3      Utah ...........:    19          29          28          24           -      Vermont ........:     -          41          32          27           -      Virginia .......:    14          20          35          29           2      Washington .....:     1           9          26          41          23      West Virginia ..:     2          11          55          29           3      Wisconsin ......:    37          29          24           8           2      Wyoming ........:    48          31          17           4           -                      :                                                            48 States ......:    31          28          25          14           2                      :                                                            Previous week ..:    29          28          26          15           2      Previous year ..:    21          17          23          32           7      ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- -  Represents zero.                                                          
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