U.S. Corn, Soybeans Maturing and Deteriorating Fast

July 30, 2012 10:18 AM
 

Below are the latest crop condition reports from USDA.

 

U.S. crops are moving along fast this season. As of this week, USDA reports 55% of the soybean crop is setting pods, way ahead of the five-year average of 35% at this time. Addtionally, 13% of the corn crop has dented. Normally only 3% is dented by this time. 
 
While the crop is maturing quickly, its also suffering. As of this week, 23% of the corn crop has a very poor condition rating, 25% poor, 28% fair, 21% good and 3% excellent.
 
In soybeans, 15% is rated very poor, 22% poor, 34% fair, 26% good and 3% excellent.
 

 

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Corn Condition - Selected States: Week Ending July 29, 2012
[National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011
planted acreage]
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      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
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                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Colorado .......:    25          22          26          25           2     
Illinois .......:    38          33          24           5           -     
Indiana ........:    38          31          22           8           1     
Iowa ...........:    18          28          34          19           1     
Kansas .........:    34          32          24           9           1     
Kentucky .......:    45          34          15           5           1     
Michigan .......:    25          26          27          19           3     
Minnesota ......:     4          10          30          47           9     
Missouri .......:    54          29          12           4           1     
Nebraska .......:    18          19          28          32           3     
North Carolina .:     4          15          31          33          17     
North Dakota ...:     3          10          31          52           4     
Ohio ...........:    20          30          34          15           1     
Pennsylvania ...:     3          10          38          38          11     
South Dakota ...:    20          21          32          25           2     
Tennessee ......:    26          31          27          15           1     
Texas ..........:     5          10          35          38          12     
Wisconsin ......:    19          24          25          24           8     
                :                                                           
18 States ......:    23          25          28          21           3     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:    21          24          29          23           3     
Previous year ..:     5           9          24          46          16     
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-  Represents zero.                                                         




Soybean Condition - Selected States: Week Ending July 29, 2012
[National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011
planted acreage]
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      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
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                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Arkansas .......:     4          16          32          38          10     
Illinois .......:    27          29          35           9           -     
Indiana ........:    24          30          30          14           2     
Iowa ...........:    12          22          41          24           1     
Kansas .........:    25          34          34           7           -     
Kentucky .......:    23          31          28          16           2     
Louisiana ......:     1           6          29          52          12     
Michigan .......:    14          21          30          30           5     
Minnesota ......:     3           9          31          50           7     
Mississippi ....:     6           9          21          42          22     
Missouri .......:    35          37          21           6           1     
Nebraska .......:    16          22          38          23           1     
North Carolina .:     -           7          38          48           7     
North Dakota ...:     2          10          29          54           5     
Ohio ...........:    11          26          41          21           1     
South Dakota ...:     7          19          40          31           3     
Tennessee ......:     5          13          40          37           5     
Wisconsin ......:    10          20          31          30           9     
                :                                                           
18 States ......:    15          22          34          26           3     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:    13          22          34          27           4     
Previous year ..:     3           9          28          46          14     
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-  Represents zero. 
                                                        

Cotton Condition - Selected States: Week Ending July 29, 2012
[National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011
planted acreage]
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      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
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                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Alabama ........:     2          14          54          30           -     
Arizona ........:     1           2          23          51          23     
Arkansas .......:     5           7          27          41          20     
California .....:     -           -          10          40          50     
Georgia ........:     -           7          34          49          10     
Kansas .........:     4          18          50          22           6     
Louisiana ......:     -           2          33          47          18     
Mississippi ....:     -           6          23          54          17     
Missouri .......:    12          31          42          13           2     
North Carolina .:     -          12          29          51           8     
Oklahoma .......:     5          25          51          19           -     
South Carolina .:     1           3          34          55           7     
Tennessee ......:     3          11          33          49           4     
Texas ..........:    10          21          35          28           6     
Virginia .......:     -           -          13          58          29     
                :                                                           
15 States ......:     6          16          34          35           9     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     5          13          35          37          10     
Previous year ..:    22          18          30          25           5     
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-  Represents zero.                                                         


                                                   


                                                   
Sorghum Condition - Selected States: Week Ending July 29, 2012
[National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011
planted acreage]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Arkansas .......:     6          16          29          42           7     
Colorado .......:    19          25          20          34           2     
Illinois .......:    44          42          11           3           -     
Kansas .........:    24          32          35           8           1     
Louisiana ......:     -           -          33          57          10     
Missouri .......:    24          35          31           9           1     
Nebraska .......:    11          27          43          19           -     
New Mexico .....:    31          31          37           1           -     
Oklahoma .......:    15          27          38          20           -     
South Dakota ...:    12          23          46          19           -     
Texas ..........:     8          14          26          36          16     
                :                                                           
11 States ......:    17          25          32          20           6     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:    15          25          34          20           6     
Previous year ..:    20          24          32          22           2     
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                         


                                                    

Rice Condition - Selected States: Week Ending July 29, 2012
[National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011
planted acres]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Arkansas .......:     3           7          27          50          13     
California .....:     -           -          15          25          60     
Louisiana ......:     -           1          32          56          11     
Mississippi ....:     3           8          18          46          25     
Missouri .......:     -           5          23          52          20     
Texas ..........:     2           3          18          53          24     
                :                                                           
6 States .......:     2           4          24          45          25     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     1           5          25          49          20     
Previous year ..:     3           6          27          41          23     
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                         


                                                      
Pasture and Range Condition - Selected States: Week Ending July 29, 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          21          41          32           1     
Arizona ........:    38          31          21           8           2     
Arkansas .......:    54          30          12           4           -     
California .....:    25          50          25           -           -     
Colorado .......:    48          34          16           2           -     
Connecticut ....:     -          21          43          36           -     
Delaware .......:    26          34          26          14           -     
Florida ........:     1           2          15          60          22     
Georgia ........:     7          24          46          22           1     
Idaho ..........:     9          21          32          37           1     
Illinois .......:    70          25           4           1           -     
Indiana ........:    61          28           9           2           -     
Iowa ...........:    55          27          15           3           -     
Kansas .........:    55          33          11           1           -     
Kentucky .......:    32          26          31          10           1     
Louisiana ......:     1           7          27          57           8     
Maine ..........:     -          16          37          47           -     
Maryland .......:    14          23          35          26           2     
Massachusetts ..:     -          35          53          12           -     
Michigan .......:    30          42          21           6           1     
Minnesota ......:    15          21          28          32           4     
Mississippi ....:     2          13          27          50           8     
Missouri .......:    83          15           2           -           -     
Montana ........:    30          25          33          12           -     
Nebraska .......:    51          32          14           3           -     
Nevada .........:    52          30          11           6           1     
New Hampshire ..:     5           4          26          55          10     
New Jersey .....:     5          15          60          20           -     
New Mexico .....:    42          37          18           3           -     
New York .......:    23          39          28          10           -     
North Carolina .:     4          17          41          35           3     
North Dakota ...:     8          30          38          23           1     
Ohio ...........:    32          36          26           6           -     
Oklahoma .......:    24          40          28           8           -     
Oregon .........:     2          12          36          44           6     
Pennsylvania ...:    14          31          37          14           4     
Rhode Island ...:     -          12          63          25           -     
South Carolina .:     3          13          45          38           1     
South Dakota ...:    24          37          30           7           2     
Tennessee ......:    15          30          39          15           1     
Texas ..........:    18          26          34          18           4     
Utah ...........:    13          28          36          23           -     
Vermont ........:     -          21          46          33           -     
Virginia .......:    14          22          33          30           1     
Washington .....:     -          11          25          50          14     
West Virginia ..:     3          21          54          21           1     
Wisconsin ......:    35          27          24          12           2     
Wyoming ........:    48          30          18           4           -     
                :                                                           
48 States ......:    29          28          26          15           2     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:    26          29          27          16           2     
Previous year ..:    20          16          23          33           8     
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-  Represents zero.                                                         
                                                   

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