Soybean Harvest Passes the Halfway Point

October 9, 2012 10:05 AM
 

The following are USDA's Crop Progress and Condition Report highlights for the week ended Oct. 7, 2012.

Released October 9, 2012, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service 
(NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of 
Agriculture (USDA).

Cotton Bolls Opening - Selected States
[These 15 States planted 99% of the 2011 cotton acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : October 7,  :September 30,: October 7,  :  2007-2011  
                :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Alabama ........:      82            79            87           84      
Arizona ........:      97            97            98           96      
Arkansas .......:      96            95            99           94      
California .....:      82            75            83           81      
Georgia ........:      90            85            88           86      
Kansas .........:      63            70            84           65      
Louisiana ......:     100           100           100           99      
Mississippi ....:      98            94            97           96      
Missouri .......:      96            95            97           91      
North Carolina .:      97            81            85           95      
Oklahoma .......:      63            68            79           84      
South Carolina .:      89            67            80           88      
Tennessee ......:      91            92            97           93      
Texas ..........:      86            71            81           75      
Virginia .......:      92            85            95           91      
                :                                                       
15 States ......:      88            78            85           82      
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Cotton Harvested - Selected States
[These 15 States harvested 98% of the 2011 cotton acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : October 7,  :September 30,: October 7,  :  2007-2011  
                :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Alabama ........:     15             2             6            19      
Arizona ........:     21            20            21            23      
Arkansas .......:     22            21            50            32      
California .....:      1             -             -             4      
Georgia ........:     18             9            12            13      
Kansas .........:      1             1             4             -      
Louisiana ......:     87            60            68            56      
Mississippi ....:     48            25            33            41      
Missouri .......:     26            23            38            36      
North Carolina .:     18             2             4            15      
Oklahoma .......:      -             2             7             5      
South Carolina .:     22             3             6            17      
Tennessee ......:     26            19            37            32      
Texas ..........:     23            15            19            20      
Virginia .......:     17             -             3            18      
                :                                                       
15 States ......:     24            14            21            22      
------------------------------------------------------------------------
- Represents zero.                                                      

Cotton Condition - Selected States: Week Ending October 7, 2012
[National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011
planted acreage]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Alabama ........:     1           4          24          62           9     
Arizona ........:     -           4          24          55          17     
Arkansas .......:     3           6          19          45          27     
California .....:     -           -           5          25          70     
Georgia ........:     3           8          30          44          15     
Kansas .........:    10          26          41          21           2     
Louisiana ......:     -           2          18          65          15     
Mississippi ....:     1           6          24          48          21     
Missouri .......:    10          24          35          29           2     
North Carolina .:     1           2          28          54          15     
Oklahoma .......:    30          45          16           9           -     
South Carolina .:     -           3          21          63          13     
Tennessee ......:     1           3          25          59          12     
Texas ..........:    20          28          29          19           4     
Virginia .......:     -           -          12          78          10     
                :                                                           
15 States ......:    12          19          27          31          11     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:    12          19          27          32          10     
Previous year ..:    24          18          28          25           5     
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
- Represents zero.                                                          

Corn Mature - Selected States
[These 18 States planted 92% of the 2011 corn acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : October 7,  :September 30,: October 7,  :  2007-2011  
                :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Colorado .......:     76             87            95            81     
Illinois .......:     96             98            99            85     
Indiana ........:     75             91            96            82     
Iowa ...........:     95             99            99            88     
Kansas .........:     97             98           100            95     
Kentucky .......:     95             98            99            96     
Michigan .......:     62             84            90            76     
Minnesota ......:     90             99           100            82     
Missouri .......:     99            100           100            92     
Nebraska .......:     84             93            98            81     
North Carolina .:     99            100           100           100     
North Dakota ...:     72             98           100            71     
Ohio ...........:     35             73            82            71     
Pennsylvania ...:     62             78            89            74     
South Dakota ...:     91             96           100            84     
Tennessee ......:     98             99           100            98     
Texas ..........:     98             94            96            95     
Wisconsin ......:     72             81            92            70     
                :                                                       
18 States ......:     86             94            97            84     
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Corn Harvested - Selected States
[These 18 States harvested 94% of the 2011 corn acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : October 7,  :September 30,: October 7,  :  2007-2011  
                :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Colorado .......:     10            26            36            23      
Illinois .......:     44            71            80            44      
Indiana ........:     18            35            49            32      
Iowa ...........:     23            56            76            17      
Kansas .........:     62            74            82            56      
Kentucky .......:     66            80            87            71      
Michigan .......:      7            17            23            16      
Minnesota ......:     16            53            78            11      
Missouri .......:     75            88            92            58      
Nebraska .......:     17            53            67            17      
North Carolina .:     91            85            88            88      
North Dakota ...:      7            36            63             5      
Ohio ...........:      4            14            22            17      
Pennsylvania ...:     13            18            32            26      
South Dakota ...:     15            55            78            12      
Tennessee ......:     87            92            95            83      
Texas ..........:     80            75            82            78      
Wisconsin ......:      9            23            36            12      
                :                                                       
18 States ......:     29            54            69            28      
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Soybeans Dropping Leaves - Selected States
[These 18 States planted 95% of the 2011 soybean acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : October 7,  :September 30,: October 7,  :  2007-2011  
                :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:     63             71            85           67      
Illinois .......:     90             85            97           88      
Indiana ........:     86             88            94           91      
Iowa ...........:     93             93            98           93      
Kansas .........:     77             61            79           81      
Kentucky .......:     81             72            82           86      
Louisiana ......:     95             89            93           94      
Michigan .......:     82             91            97           91      
Minnesota ......:     98            100           100           98      
Mississippi ....:     95             93            96           91      
Missouri .......:     74             57            77           70      
Nebraska .......:     91             91            96           93      
North Carolina .:     43             31            49           49      
North Dakota ...:     99            100           100           98      
Ohio ...........:     73             86           100           92      
South Dakota ...:     99            100           100           99      
Tennessee ......:     78             72            82           85      
Wisconsin ......:     88             91            98           90      
                :                                                       
18 States ......:     86             85            93           88      
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Soybeans Harvested - Selected States
[These 18 States harvested 96% of the 2011 soybean acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : October 7,  :September 30,: October 7,  :  2007-2011  
                :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:     32            42            53            34      
Illinois .......:     39            22            47            42      
Indiana ........:     21            18            30            40      
Iowa ...........:     56            54            80            49      
Kansas .........:     35            12            23            30      
Kentucky .......:     18            26            34            28      
Louisiana ......:     87            73            81            77      
Michigan .......:     17            24            46            24      
Minnesota ......:     69            76            95            55      
Mississippi ....:     69            77            81            67      
Missouri .......:     28             9            20            22      
Nebraska .......:     51            48            71            43      
North Carolina .:      5             3             5             5      
North Dakota ...:     69            80            93            48      
Ohio ...........:      2            14            23            30      
South Dakota ...:     61            79            94            43      
Tennessee ......:     25            17            24            32      
Wisconsin ......:     21            42            75            24      
                :                                                       
18 States ......:     42            41            58            40      
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Soybean Condition - Selected States: Week Ending October 7, 2012
[National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011
planted acreage]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Arkansas .......:     3          15          31          39          12     
Illinois .......:    13          22          38          24           3     
Indiana ........:    16          19          34          25           6     
Iowa ...........:    11          20          37          29           3     
Kansas .........:    30          33          28           7           2     
Kentucky .......:     8          13          30          37          12     
Louisiana ......:     2           6          26          48          18     
Michigan .......:    12          20          29          32           7     
Minnesota ......:     3           8          29          48          12     
Mississippi ....:     6           9          18          48          19     
Missouri .......:    33          34          24           8           1     
Nebraska .......:    17          28          35          17           3     
North Carolina .:     1           2          19          61          17     
North Dakota ...:     2          11          27          51           9     
Ohio ...........:     9          18          36          30           7     
South Dakota ...:    16          23          34          24           3     
Tennessee ......:     1           7          25          52          15     
Wisconsin ......:     9          17          34          28          12     
                :                                                           
18 States ......:    13          19          31          30           7     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:    14          19          32          29           6     
Previous year ..:     5          11          28          44          12     
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Sorghum Coloring - Selected States
[These 11 States planted 98% of the 2011 sorghum acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : October 7,  :September 30,: October 7,  :  2007-2011  
                :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:     100           100           100           100     
Colorado .......:      93            99           100            98     
Illinois .......:      99            99            99            98     
Kansas .........:      90            83            92            95     
Louisiana ......:     100           100           100           100     
Missouri .......:     100            92            94            96     
Nebraska .......:     100            84           100            98     
New Mexico .....:      71            36            56            86     
Oklahoma .......:      77            86            91            87     
South Dakota ...:     100           100           100           100     
Texas ..........:      89            90            94            92     
                :                                                       
11 States ......:      90            86            93            94     
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Sorghum Mature - Selected States
[These 11 States planted 98% of the 2011 sorghum acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : October 7,  :September 30,: October 7,  :  2007-2011  
                :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:     100           100           100           100     
Colorado .......:      47            40            53            71     
Illinois .......:      91            86            94            80     
Kansas .........:      49            41            55            61     
Louisiana ......:     100           100           100           100     
Missouri .......:      80            61            68            74     
Nebraska .......:      81            51            84            69     
New Mexico .....:      16             -             8            25     
Oklahoma .......:      50            59            69            54     
South Dakota ...:      77            96           100            81     
Texas ..........:      74            76            77            80     
                :                                                       
11 States ......:      60            56            65            69     
------------------------------------------------------------------------
- Represents zero.                                                      

Sorghum Harvested - Selected States
[These 11 States harvested 98% of the 2011 sorghum acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : October 7,  :September 30,: October 7,  :  2007-2011  
                :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:      96           100           100           92      
Colorado .......:       5            11            16           15      
Illinois .......:      38            27            38           38      
Kansas .........:      12            13            19           18      
Louisiana ......:     100           100           100           99      
Missouri .......:      38            22            38           36      
Nebraska .......:      13            11            31            8      
New Mexico .....:       -             -             -            3      
Oklahoma .......:      30            42            49           29      
South Dakota ...:      31            55            64           26      
Texas ..........:      67            62            63           73      
                :                                                       
11 States ......:      34            34            39           39      
------------------------------------------------------------------------
- Represents zero.                                                      

Sorghum Condition - Selected States: Week Ending October 7, 2012
[National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011
planted acreage]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Arkansas .......:     6          15          27          41          11     
Colorado .......:    62          21          12           5           -     
Illinois .......:    56          21          19           4           -     
Kansas .........:    33          34          24           8           1     
Louisiana ......:     -           1          28          61          10     
Missouri .......:    22          37          30          11           -     
Nebraska .......:    11          44          33          11           1     
New Mexico .....:    45          19          27           9           -     
Oklahoma .......:    33          26          31          10           -     
South Dakota ...:    24          25          36          14           1     
Texas ..........:     8          14          26          36          16     
                :                                                           
11 States ......:    25          26          25          18           6     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:    24          26          26          18           6     
Previous year ..:    22          24          29          20           5     
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
- Represents zero.                                                          

Peanuts Harvested - Selected States
[These 8 States harvested 98% of the 2011 peanut acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : October 7,  :September 30,: October 7,  :  2007-2011  
                :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Alabama ........:     20             9            18            21      
Florida ........:     50            39            56            48      
Georgia ........:     33            26            35            25      
North Carolina .:     11            15            27            20      
Oklahoma .......:      -             2            13            12      
South Carolina .:     29            28            44            38      
Texas ..........:     26             6            17            24      
Virginia .......:     10             2            11            18      
                :                                                       
8 States .......:     30            22            33            28      
------------------------------------------------------------------------
- Represents zero.                                                      

Peanut Condition - Selected States: Week Ending October 7, 2012
[National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011
planted acreage]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Alabama ........:     -           1           8          82           9     
Florida ........:     1           2          21          44          32     
Georgia ........:     1           2          16          53          28     
North Carolina .:     -           1          12          65          22     
Oklahoma .......:     3           4          25          64           4     
South Carolina .:     -           3          22          63          12     
Texas ..........:     1           9          30          54           6     
Virginia .......:     -           -          16          73          11     
                :                                                           
8 States .......:     1           3          17          58          21     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     -           3          18          59          20     
Previous year ..:     6          14          38          34           8     
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
- Represents zero.                                                          

Sugarbeets Harvested - Selected States
[These 4 States harvested 84% of the 2011 sugarbeet acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : October 7,  :September 30,: October 7,  :  2007-2011  
                :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Idaho ..........:     16            19            27            15      
Michigan .......:     14            15            21            17      
Minnesota ......:     15            20            41            37      
North Dakota ...:     17            20            37            40      
                :                                                       
4 States .......:     15            19            35            31      
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Sunflowers Harvested - Selected States
[These 4 States harvested 87% of the 2011 sunflower acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : October 7,  :September 30,: October 7,  :  2007-2011  
                :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Colorado .......:     19             9            16            31      
Kansas .........:     17            10            17            11      
North Dakota ...:      4            16            33             5      
South Dakota ...:      5            14            26             5      
                :                                                       
4 States .......:      7            14            27             8      
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Rice Harvested - Selected States
[These 6 States harvested 100% of the 2011 rice acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : October 7,  :September 30,: October 7,  :  2007-2011  
                :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:      74           90             95            76     
California .....:      21           12             18            43     
Louisiana ......:     100           99            100            98     
Mississippi ....:      86           94             96            80     
Missouri .......:      66           84             92            72     
Texas ..........:     100           98             99           100     
                :                                                       
6 States .......:      69           75             79            74     
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Winter Wheat Planted - Selected States
[These 18 States planted 88% of the 2010 winter wheat acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : October 7,  :September 30,: October 7,  :  2007-2011  
                :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:     10             6            11             9      
California .....:     16             6             7            12      
Colorado .......:     92            62            80            89      
Idaho ..........:     67            41            64            69      
Illinois .......:     26             9            30            26      
Indiana ........:     20             8            18            27      
Kansas .........:     62            40            65            61      
Michigan .......:     33            22            49            44      
Missouri .......:     18            10            23            16      
Montana ........:     69            55            65            80      
Nebraska .......:     89            64            81            89      
North Carolina .:      4             1             6             4      
Ohio ...........:      4             7            19            32      
Oklahoma .......:     42            35            59            55      
Oregon .........:     38            27            37            51      
South Dakota ...:     78            50            67            82      
Texas ..........:     36            43            55            53      
Washington .....:     79            71            75            83      
                :                                                       
18 States ......:     53            40            57            59      
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Winter Wheat Emerged - Selected States
[These 18 States planted 88% of the 2010 winter wheat acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : October 7,  :September 30,: October 7,  :  2007-2011  
                :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:      3             1             2             3      
California .....:      4             -             -             1      
Colorado .......:     54            20            36            57      
Idaho ..........:     27            13            20            26      
Illinois .......:      5             1             4             5      
Indiana ........:      4             -             2             4      
Kansas .........:     29            10            25            28      
Michigan .......:     10             -            15            14      
Missouri .......:      3             3             7             4      
Montana ........:     25             4            14            35      
Nebraska .......:     67            16            31            62      
North Carolina .:      1             -             -             -      
Ohio ...........:      1             -             2             5      
Oklahoma .......:     11            14            29            27      
Oregon .........:     15             -            17            21      
South Dakota ...:     40             5             8            49      
Texas ..........:      6            11            26            25      
Washington .....:     62            56            59            60      
                :                                                       
18 States ......:     24            12            23            30      
------------------------------------------------------------------------
- Represents zero.                                                      

Pasture and Range Condition - Selected States: Week Ending October 7, 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 ........:     3           5          27          59           6     
Arizona ........:    29          19          28          21           3     
Arkansas .......:    15          24          41          19           1     
California .....:    35          55          10           -           -     
Colorado .......:    60          25          11           4           -     
Connecticut ....:     5          15          20          60           -     
Delaware .......:     4          22          42          29           3     
Florida ........:     1           3          25          55          16     
Georgia ........:     1          12          40          43           4     
Idaho ..........:    19          38          24          19           -     
Illinois .......:    18          23          36          20           3     
Indiana ........:    14          22          36          25           3     
Iowa ...........:    52          24          20           4           -     
Kansas .........:    52          30          15           3           -     
Kentucky .......:     6          17          40          32           5     
Louisiana ......:     -           5          37          50           8     
Maine ..........:     -           3          29          68           -     
Maryland .......:     1           8          27          55           9     
Massachusetts ..:     -           -          50          50           -     
Michigan .......:    14          23          41          18           4     
Minnesota ......:    35          27          25          12           1     
Mississippi ....:     -           -          25          69           6     
Missouri .......:    46          25          26           3           -     
Montana ........:    46          35          15           4           -     
Nebraska .......:    77          20           3           -           -     
Nevada .........:    58          26          11           5           -     
New Hampshire ..:     2          10          43          31          14     
New Jersey .....:     -           -          10          85           5     
New Mexico .....:    55          31          13           1           -     
New York .......:     4          27          35          28           6     
North Carolina .:     -           5          30          60           5     
North Dakota ...:    37          29          27           7           -     
Ohio ...........:    19          22          34          22           3     
Oklahoma .......:    36          38          21           5           -     
Oregon .........:    29          33          20          18           -     
Pennsylvania ...:     2          29          39          22           8     
Rhode Island ...:     -           -          65          35           -     
South Carolina .:     -           3          18          74           5     
South Dakota ...:    43          36          18           3           -     
Tennessee ......:     2           8          34          51           5     
Texas ..........:    19          27          31          20           3     
Utah ...........:    16          35          34          15           -     
Vermont ........:     3          21          59          17           -     
Virginia .......:     1           8          24          58           9     
Washington .....:    10          23          32          28           7     
West Virginia ..:     1          16          37          44           2     
Wisconsin ......:    42          35          20           3           -     
Wyoming ........:    57          30          12           1           -     
                :                                                           
48 States ......:    30          26          24          18           2     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:    30          25          25          18           2     
Previous year ..:    23          19          28          26           4     
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
- Represents zero.                                                          

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