Just 36% of Wheat Is Rated 'Good' to 'Excellent'

03:03PM Nov 13, 2012
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The following are USDA's Crop Progress and Condition Report highlights for the week ended Nov. 11, 2012.

 Soybeans Harvested - Selected States [These 18 States harvested 96% of the 2011 soybean acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     :November 11, : November 4, :November 11, :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Arkansas .......:      90            93            97           88       Illinois .......:      98            96            98           94       Indiana ........:      95            89            96           95       Iowa ...........:      99            99            99           97       Kansas .........:      95            86            94           90       Kentucky .......:      87            83            91           88       Louisiana ......:     100            99           100           99       Michigan .......:      94            94            97           95       Minnesota ......:     100           100           100           96       Mississippi ....:      99            99           100           96       Missouri .......:      93            79            89           87       Nebraska .......:     100           100           100           98       North Carolina .:      41            26            36           41       North Dakota ...:     100           100           100           93       Ohio ...........:      79            86            93           95       South Dakota ...:     100           100           100           96       Tennessee ......:      87            80            90           86       Wisconsin ......:      99           100           100           92                       :                                                        18 States ......:      95            93            96           93       ------------------------------------------------------------------------  Cotton Harvested - Selected States [These 15 States harvested 98% of the 2011 cotton acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     :November 11, : November 4, :November 11, :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Alabama ........:      69           59             74           74       Arizona ........:      54           33             50           58       Arkansas .......:      97           97             99           90       California .....:      77           70             87           73       Georgia ........:      68           53             62           60       Kansas .........:      50           45             66           35       Louisiana ......:     100           99            100           94       Mississippi ....:      98           90             97           91       Missouri .......:      93           83             89           88       North Carolina .:      78           48             61           76       Oklahoma .......:      49           59             74           48       South Carolina .:      75           51             63           71       Tennessee ......:      92           86             92           86       Texas ..........:      75           56             71           54       Virginia .......:      84           49             72           80                       :                                                        15 States ......:      78           64             75           68       ------------------------------------------------------------------------  Sorghum Harvested - Selected States [These 11 States harvested 98% of the 2011 sorghum acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     :November 11, : November 4, :November 11, :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Arkansas .......:     100           100           100           100      Colorado .......:      62            62            80            74      Illinois .......:      76            93            99            80      Kansas .........:      86            75            89            76      Louisiana ......:     100           100           100           100      Missouri .......:      91            87            92            84      Nebraska .......:      90            94            99            73      New Mexico .....:      40            32            63            52      Oklahoma .......:      57            87            95            65      South Dakota ...:      95           100           100            85      Texas ..........:      84            78            85            85                      :                                                        11 States ......:      85            78            89            80      ------------------------------------------------------------------------  Peanuts Harvested - Selected States [These 8 States harvested 98% of the 2011 peanut acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     :November 11, : November 4, :November 11, :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Alabama ........:     74            82            90            74       Florida ........:     95            94            98            95       Georgia ........:     88            87            95            84       North Carolina .:     90            86            95            93       Oklahoma .......:     71            73            79            81       South Carolina .:     87            90            96            96       Texas ..........:     79            91            96            84       Virginia .......:     88            80            99            95                       :                                                        8 States .......:     86            87            95            86       ------------------------------------------------------------------------  Sugarbeets Harvested - Selected States [These 4 States harvested 84% of the 2011 sugarbeet acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     :November 11, : November 4, :November 11, :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Idaho ..........:      97           93            100           95       Michigan .......:      93           62             95           92       Minnesota ......:     100           97            100           98       North Dakota ...:     100           95            100           98                       :                                                        4 States .......:      98           91             99           97       ------------------------------------------------------------------------  Sunflowers Harvested - Selected States [These 4 States harvested 87% of the 2011 sunflower acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     :November 11, : November 4, :November 11, :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Colorado .......:     71            74             88           80       Kansas .........:     82            71             83           75       North Dakota ...:     93            89             91           78       South Dakota ...:     94            95            100           71                       :                                                        4 States .......:     90            88             93           75       ------------------------------------------------------------------------  Winter Wheat Planted - Selected States [These 18 States planted 88% of the 2011 winter wheat acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     :November 11, : November 4, :November 11, :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Arkansas .......:      86            75            87            73      California .....:      71            31            40            50      Colorado .......:     100           100           100           100      Idaho ..........:     100            98            99           100      Illinois .......:      96            96            98            92      Indiana ........:      97            93            98            95      Kansas .........:     100            98            99            97      Michigan .......:      99            96            98            98      Missouri .......:      92            83            91            82      Montana ........:      98            90            91            99      Nebraska .......:     100           100           100           100      North Carolina .:      64            28            54            55      Ohio ...........:      89            90            97            96      Oklahoma .......:      96            96            97            95      Oregon .........:      99            95            99            98      South Dakota ...:     100           100           100           100      Texas ..........:      86            87            91            88      Washington .....:     100            99           100           100                      :                                                        18 States ......:      95            92            95            94      ------------------------------------------------------------------------  Winter Wheat Emerged - Selected States [These 18 States planted 88% of the 2011 winter wheat acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     :November 11, : November 4, :November 11, :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Arkansas .......:      65           47            66            52       California .....:      46           10            20            26       Colorado .......:      98           85            90            96       Idaho ..........:      94           81            88            89       Illinois .......:      84           74            81            81       Indiana ........:      86           72            86            79       Kansas .........:      92           87            92            87       Michigan .......:      89           87            91            90       Missouri .......:      73           60            69            61       Montana ........:      82           60            63            90       Nebraska .......:     100           83            91            99       North Carolina .:      31           12            23            24       Ohio ...........:      59           64            77            84       Oklahoma .......:      85           78            82            83       Oregon .........:      66           70            76            68       South Dakota ...:      98           33            43            97       Texas ..........:      55           69            74            68       Washington .....:      84           83            90            88                       :                                                        18 States ......:      81           73            79            81       ------------------------------------------------------------------------  Winter Wheat Condition - Selected States: Week Ending November 11, 2012 [National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011 planted acreage] ----------------------------------------------------------------------------       State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                          percent                                           :                                                            Arkansas .......:     3           -          27          54          16      California .....:     -           -          30          35          35      Colorado .......:     6          25          38          30           1      Idaho ..........:     -           1          33          56          10      Illinois .......:     1           3          24          70           2      Indiana ........:     -           2          24          58          16      Kansas .........:     4          17          46          32           1      Michigan .......:     -           2          29          51          18      Missouri .......:     -           2          36          57           5      Montana ........:     3           5          63          27           2      Nebraska .......:    14          28          43          14           1      North Carolina .:     -           -          29          63           8      Ohio ...........:     -           1          28          56          15      Oklahoma .......:     8          30          49          12           1      Oregon .........:     -           -          37          60           3      South Dakota ...:    21          32          44           3           -      Texas ..........:     6          22          42          25           5      Washington .....:     -           2          18          70          10                      :                                                            18 States ......:     5          17          42          32           4                      :                                                            Previous week ..:     5          14          42          35           4      Previous year ..:     5           9          36          43           7      ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- - 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