Sept. 13 Sorghum Crop Progress and Conditions

September 13, 2010 10:41 AM
 

 Sorghum Coloring - Selected States

[These 11 States planted 98% of the 2009 sorghum acreage]
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                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 12,:September 5, :September 12,:  2005-2009  
                :    2009     :    2010     :    2010     :   Average   
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                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:     100           100           100           100     
Colorado .......:      67            55            70            65     
Illinois .......:      64            78            89            77     
Kansas .........:      64            69            84            71     
Louisiana ......:     100           100           100           100     
Missouri .......:      61            80            86            75     
Nebraska .......:      51            69            93            75     
New Mexico .....:      23            29            35            39     
Oklahoma .......:      60            62            69            62     
South Dakota ...:      78            89            94            84     
Texas ..........:      75            80            87            78     
                :                                                       
11 States ......:      68            74            85            74     
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Sorghum Mature - Selected States
[These 11 States planted 98% of the 2009 sorghum acreage]
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                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 12,:September 5, :September 12,:  2005-2009  
                :    2009     :    2010     :    2010     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:      91           100           100           92      
Colorado .......:      31            12            20           25      
Illinois .......:       7            17            52           38      
Kansas .........:       4             9            19           13      
Louisiana ......:     100           100           100           99      
Missouri .......:      20            35            50           36      
Nebraska .......:       -             1             3            7      
New Mexico .....:       -             -             1            4      
Oklahoma .......:      15            21            35           22      
South Dakota ...:      10            11            22           16      
Texas ..........:      66            56            61           68      
                :                                                       
11 States ......:      32            30            38           38      
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-  Represents zero.                                                     

Sorghum Harvested - Selected States
[These 11 States harvested 99% of the 2009 sorghum acreage]
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                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 12,:September 5, :September 12,:  2005-2009  
                :    2009     :    2010     :    2010     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:     33            77            89            54      
Colorado .......:      5             -             -             2      
Illinois .......:      -             2            15             4      
Kansas .........:      -             2             3             3      
Louisiana ......:     92            93            98            89      
Missouri .......:      1             6            12             9      
Nebraska .......:      -             -             -             -      
New Mexico .....:      -             -             -             -      
Oklahoma .......:      2             -            13             8      
South Dakota ...:      1             -             1             1      
Texas ..........:     64            44            45            66      
                :                                                       
11 States ......:     26            19            21            28      
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-  Represents zero.                                                     

Sorghum Condition - Selected States: Week Ending September 12, 2010
[National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2009
planted acreage]
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      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
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                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Arkansas .......:     4          20          55          19           2     
Colorado .......:     2           8          26          50          14     
Illinois .......:     6           5          30          47          12     
Kansas .........:     3          10          30          49           8     
Louisiana ......:     1           1          30          68           -     
Missouri .......:     2           7          28          57           6     
Nebraska .......:     -           2          19          58          21     
New Mexico .....:     -           -          38          58           4     
Oklahoma .......:     2           4          31          48          15     
South Dakota ...:     1           4          19          64          12     
Texas ..........:     1           6          30          53          10     
                :                                                           
11 States ......:     2           7          29          52          10     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     3           8          27          53           9     
Previous year ..:    11          10          29          40          10     
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-  Represents zero.                                                         

 

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