Nearly 40% of Corn Crop Harvested

05:34AM Sep 25, 2012
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See which states are making the most harvest progress.

Corn harvest is rolling on across the Midwest. Currently, 39% of the U.S. crop has been harvested, according to USDA’s latest crop progress and condition ratings. The five-year average for this time of year is 13%.

States who have the most harvested are:

  • Tennessee: 85%
  • Missouri: 80%
  • North Carolina: 76%
  • Kentucky: 71%
  • Texas: 69%
  • Kansas: 54%
  • Illinois: 54%
     

North Carolina and Texas are on a regular harvest pace, while the other leading states are 20 percentage points or more ahead of their respective five-year averages.

Soybean harvest is also moving along at a fast clip. Currently 22% of the crop is harvested, way ahead of the five-year average of 8%.

Louisiana, Mississippi and North Dakota all have 50% or more of their state’s crop out of the field.  

Cotton harvest is on a regular pace. Ten percent of the crop is harvested, which aligns with the five-year average of 11%.

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 Corn Mature - Selected States [These 18 States planted 92% of the 2011 corn acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     :September 23,:September 16,:September 23,:  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Colorado .......:     27             55            80           45       Illinois .......:     75             87            95           64       Indiana ........:     46             65            82           56       Iowa ...........:     74             88            96           62       Kansas .........:     83             86            95           79       Kentucky .......:     83             93            96           86       Michigan .......:     30             44            58           48       Minnesota ......:     45             80            94           46       Missouri .......:     92             96            98           75       Nebraska .......:     43             74            87           46       North Carolina .:     96            100           100           99       North Dakota ...:     36             80            92           37       Ohio ...........:     17             38            61           42       Pennsylvania ...:     33             44            69           46       South Dakota ...:     43             71            88           43       Tennessee ......:     95             97            98           92       Texas ..........:     86             86            88           83       Wisconsin ......:     34             40            63           36                       :                                                        18 States ......:     58             76            88           57       ------------------------------------------------------------------------  Corn Harvested - Selected States [These 18 States harvested 94% of the 2011 corn acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     :September 23,:September 16,:September 23,:  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Colorado .......:      1             7            19             6       Illinois .......:     19            36            54            23       Indiana ........:      6            17            26            14       Iowa ...........:      4            22            37             4       Kansas .........:     39            51            64            30       Kentucky .......:     41            60            71            45       Michigan .......:      1             6            10             5       Minnesota ......:      1            12            30             2       Missouri .......:     45            66            80            33       Nebraska .......:      5            23            36             5       North Carolina .:     81            60            76            74       North Dakota ...:      -            10            20             -       Ohio ...........:      1             4             8             6       Pennsylvania ...:      3             5            11            14       South Dakota ...:      1            19            36             2       Tennessee ......:     65            79            85            63       Texas ..........:     67            68            69            69       Wisconsin ......:      1             4            12             3                       :                                                        18 States ......:     12            26            39            13       ------------------------------------------------------------------------ - Represents zero.                                                        Corn Condition - Selected States: Week Ending September 23, 2012 [National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011 planted acreage] ----------------------------------------------------------------------------       State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                          percent                                           :                                                            Colorado .......:    46          19          16          15           4      Illinois .......:    42          33          18           7           -      Indiana ........:    37          30          22          10           1      Iowa ...........:    21          29          32          17           1      Kansas .........:    41          30          21           8           -      Kentucky .......:    47          33          14           5           1      Michigan .......:    20          24          26          28           2      Minnesota ......:     4          11          30          45          10      Missouri .......:    58          26          11           4           1      Nebraska .......:    22          19          26          29           4      North Carolina .:     4          11          29          42          14      North Dakota ...:     3          10          29          53           5      Ohio ...........:    23          31          30          15           1      Pennsylvania ...:     2          10          25          48          15      South Dakota ...:    21          25          32          20           2      Tennessee ......:    22          29          30          17           2      Texas ..........:     7          12          30          37          14      Wisconsin ......:    18          19          26          29           8                      :                                                            18 States ......:    27          24          25          21           3                      :                                                            Previous week ..:    25          25          26          21           3      Previous year ..:     7          13          28          41          11      ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- - Represents zero.                                                            

 

 Cotton Bolls Opening - Selected States [These 15 States planted 99% of the 2011 cotton acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     :September 23,:September 16,:September 23,:  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Alabama ........:     66            55            69            69       Arizona ........:     86            86            90            86       Arkansas .......:     90            87            93            82       California .....:     52            40            53            55       Georgia ........:     76            67            78            68       Kansas .........:     41            45            61            34       Louisiana ......:     99            93            97            94       Mississippi ....:     90            87            91            87       Missouri .......:     71            76            88            74       North Carolina .:     85            62            78            82       Oklahoma .......:     36            50            59            56       South Carolina .:     80            39            53            73       Tennessee ......:     74            81            87            78       Texas ..........:     71            50            61            51       Virginia .......:     70            59            75            73                       :                                                        15 States ......:     73            59            69            62       ------------------------------------------------------------------------  Cotton Harvested - Selected States [These 15 States harvested 98% of the 2011 cotton acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     :September 23,:September 16,:September 23,:  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Alabama ........:      3             -             -             7       Arizona ........:     15            10            15            15       Arkansas .......:      5             6            11            11       California .....:      -             -             -             -       Georgia ........:      5             3             4             4       Kansas .........:      -             -             -             -       Louisiana ......:     58            27            41            29       Mississippi ....:     15             9            13            20       Missouri .......:      2             5            16            13       North Carolina .:      6             -             -             3       Oklahoma .......:      -             -             1             -       South Carolina .:      8             -             1             4       Tennessee ......:      2             3            11             9       Texas ..........:     17            10            14            15       Virginia .......:      -             -             -             2                       :                                                        15 States ......:     11             6            10            11       ------------------------------------------------------------------------ - Represents zero.                                                        Cotton Condition - Selected States: Week Ending September 23, 2012 [National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011 planted acreage] ----------------------------------------------------------------------------       State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                          percent                                           :                                                            Alabama ........:     1           2          34          57           6      Arizona ........:     1           4          10          52          33      Arkansas .......:     5           7          22          43          23      California .....:     -           -           5          25          70      Georgia ........:     3           9          32          46          10      Kansas .........:    10          26          40          20           4      Louisiana ......:     -           2          20          62          16      Mississippi ....:     1           6          21          51          21      Missouri .......:    10          25          39          25           1      North Carolina .:     -           2          19          61          18      Oklahoma .......:    29          46          16           9           -      South Carolina .:     1           2          17          66          14      Tennessee ......:     1           4          25          60          10      Texas ..........:    18          28          31          19           4      Virginia .......:     -           -          13          79           8                      :                                                            15 States ......:    11          19          27          33          10                      :                                                            Previous week ..:    12          18          27          32          11      Previous year ..:    25          19          27          25           4      ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- - Represents zero.                                                            Soybeans Dropping Leaves - Selected States [These 18 States planted 95% of the 2011 soybean acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     :September 23,:September 16,:September 23,:  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Arkansas .......:     36            50            58            41       Illinois .......:     52            45            66            55       Indiana ........:     55            64            80            67       Iowa ...........:     48            54            78            62       Kansas .........:     41            34            47            48       Kentucky .......:     50            49            59            59       Louisiana ......:     86            71            81            81       Michigan .......:     39            42            70            54       Minnesota ......:     65            84            96            73       Mississippi ....:     77            73            84            75       Missouri .......:     34            26            41            34       Nebraska .......:     38            51            69            53       North Carolina .:     24            14            21            25       North Dakota ...:     75            93            99            72       Ohio ...........:     33            56            73            65       South Dakota ...:     76            93            98            78       Tennessee ......:     48            46            62            62       Wisconsin ......:     42            52            78            54                       :                                                        18 States ......:     51            57            73            59       ------------------------------------------------------------------------  Soybeans Harvested - Selected States [These 18 States harvested 96% of the 2011 soybean acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     :September 23,:September 16,:September 23,:  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Arkansas .......:     16            28            34            17       Illinois .......:      3             3             8             9       Indiana ........:      2             5            10            11       Iowa ...........:      2             6            23             5       Kansas .........:      1             3             5             2       Kentucky .......:      3            10            13             7       Louisiana ......:     65            52            60            54       Michigan .......:      -             1             6             4       Minnesota ......:      2            16            45             5       Mississippi ....:     35            58            62            43       Missouri .......:      1             1             4             3       Nebraska .......:      1             5            19             3       North Carolina .:      3             -             1             1       North Dakota ...:      4            28            56             4       Ohio ...........:      -             3             8             7       South Dakota ...:      1            15            47             2       Tennessee ......:      2             4             9             9       Wisconsin ......:      -             2            14             1                       :                                                        18 States ......:      4            10            22             8       ------------------------------------------------------------------------ - Represents zero.                                                        Soybean Condition - Selected States: Week Ending September 23, 2012 [National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011 planted acreage] ----------------------------------------------------------------------------       State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                          percent                                           :                                                            Arkansas .......:     5          14          32          39          10      Illinois .......:    17          25          37          19           2      Indiana ........:    17          21          35          23           4      Iowa ...........:    13          21          40          24           2      Kansas .........:    34          33          25           7           1      Kentucky .......:    10          13          31          35          11      Louisiana ......:     2           6          26          48          18      Michigan .......:    11          18          32          34           5      Minnesota ......:     3           8          29          48          12      Mississippi ....:     6           9          18          48          19      Missouri .......:    36          32          22           9           1      Nebraska .......:    19          28          35          17           1      North Carolina .:     1           2          21          57          19      North Dakota ...:     2          11          27          51           9      Ohio ...........:     9          18          36          31           6      South Dakota ...:    16          23          34          24           3      Tennessee ......:     2           8          26          51          13      Wisconsin ......:    10          16          34          31           9                      :                                                            18 States ......:    14          20          31          29           6                      :                                                            Previous week ..:    15          21          31          28           5      Previous year ..:     5          13          29          43          10      ----------------------------------------------------------------------------  Cotton Bolls Opening - Selected States [These 15 States planted 99% of the 2011 cotton acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     :September 23,:September 16,:September 23,:  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Alabama ........:     66            55            69            69       Arizona ........:     86            86            90            86       Arkansas .......:     90            87            93            82       California .....:     52            40            53            55       Georgia ........:     76            67            78            68       Kansas .........:     41            45            61            34       Louisiana ......:     99            93            97            94       Mississippi ....:     90            87            91            87       Missouri .......:     71            76            88            74       North Carolina .:     85            62            78            82       Oklahoma .......:     36            50            59            56       South Carolina .:     80            39            53            73       Tennessee ......:     74            81            87            78       Texas ..........:     71            50            61            51       Virginia .......:     70            59            75            73                       :                                                        15 States ......:     73            59            69            62       ------------------------------------------------------------------------  Cotton Harvested - Selected States [These 15 States harvested 98% of the 2011 cotton acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     :September 23,:September 16,:September 23,:  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Alabama ........:      3             -             -             7       Arizona ........:     15            10            15            15       Arkansas .......:      5             6            11            11       California .....:      -             -             -             -       Georgia ........:      5             3             4             4       Kansas .........:      -             -             -             -       Louisiana ......:     58            27            41            29       Mississippi ....:     15             9            13            20       Missouri .......:      2             5            16            13       North Carolina .:      6             -             -             3       Oklahoma .......:      -             -             1             -       South Carolina .:      8             -             1             4       Tennessee ......:      2             3            11             9       Texas ..........:     17            10            14            15       Virginia .......:      -             -             -             2                       :                                                        15 States ......:     11             6            10            11       ------------------------------------------------------------------------ - Represents zero.                                                        Cotton Condition - Selected States: Week Ending September 23, 2012 [National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011 planted acreage] ----------------------------------------------------------------------------       State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                          percent                                           :                                                            Alabama ........:     1           2          34          57           6      Arizona ........:     1           4          10          52          33      Arkansas .......:     5           7          22          43          23      California .....:     -           -           5          25          70      Georgia ........:     3           9          32          46          10      Kansas .........:    10          26          40          20           4      Louisiana ......:     -           2          20          62          16      Mississippi ....:     1           6          21          51          21      Missouri .......:    10          25          39          25           1      North Carolina .:     -           2          19          61          18      Oklahoma .......:    29          46          16           9           -      South Carolina .:     1           2          17          66          14      Tennessee ......:     1           4          25          60          10      Texas ..........:    18          28          31          19           4      Virginia .......:     -           -          13          79           8                      :                                                            15 States ......:    11          19          27          33          10                      :                                                            Previous week ..:    12          18          27          32          11      Previous year ..:    25          19          27          25           4      ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- - Represents zero.                                                              

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