Same Sad Story for Crop Conditions

03:34PM Aug 06, 2012
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Below are the latest crop condition reports from USDA.

 

Around 2/3 of the corn, soybean and cotton crops are ranked fair, poor or very poor.
 

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 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 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 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.                                                           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.                                                            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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