Oct. 4 Sorghum Crop Progress and Conditions

October 4, 2010 10:08 AM
 

 

Sorghum Mature - Selected States
[These 11 States planted 98% of the 2009 sorghum acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : October 3,  :September 26,: October 3,  :  2005-2009  
                :    2009     :    2010     :    2010     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:     100           100           100           100     
Colorado .......:      68            40            65            62     
Illinois .......:      43            76            88            76     
Kansas .........:      36            52            72            52     
Louisiana ......:     100           100           100           100     
Missouri .......:      53            72            81            71     
Nebraska .......:      28            45            76            61     
New Mexico .....:      14            10            24            19     
Oklahoma .......:      38            55            65            48     
South Dakota ...:      63            66            86            74     
Texas ..........:      69            79            85            76     
                :                                                       
11 States ......:      52            64            77            64     
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Sorghum Harvested - Selected States
[These 11 States harvested 99% of the 2009 sorghum acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : October 3,  :September 26,: October 3,  :  2005-2009  
                :    2009     :    2010     :    2010     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:     64             99           100           86      
Colorado .......:     15              1             4           13      
Illinois .......:      6             32            54           28      
Kansas .........:      4             13            24           15      
Louisiana ......:     98            100           100           99      
Missouri .......:     12             25            43           37      
Nebraska .......:      2              2             6            7      
New Mexico .....:      -              -             3            1      
Oklahoma .......:     13             24            34           22      
South Dakota ...:     11              2            11           18      
Texas ..........:     67             60            61           71      
                :                                                       
11 States ......:     30             32            39           38      
------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                     

Sorghum Condition - Selected States: Week Ending October 3, 2010
[National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2009
planted acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
  State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
------------------------------------------------------------------------            :                          percent                          
            :                                                           
Arkansas ...:     4          20          55          19           2     
Colorado ...:     1           5          27          60           7     
Illinois ...:     2           5          27          54          12     
Kansas .....:     3           9          29          50           9     
Louisiana ..:     1           1          30          68           -     
Missouri ...:     2           7          28          57           6     
Nebraska ...:     -           2          25          54          19     
New Mexico .:     -           -          51          41           8     
Oklahoma ...:     1           3          32          49          15     
S. Dakota ..:     1           4          20          61          14     
Texas ......:     2          10          29          52           7     
            :                                                           
11 States ..:     2           9          29          51           9     
            :                                                           
Previous week:    2           8          29          53           8     
Previous year:   11          10          30          40           9     
------------------------------------------------------------------------Represents zero.                                                         



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