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Winter Wheat Emergence Continues to Lag the Average Pace

15:06PM Oct 15, 2012

The following are USDA's Crop Progress and Condition Report highlights for the week ended Oct. 15, 2012.

 Released October 15, 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 14, : October 7,  : October 14, :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Alabama ........:      86            87            95            88      Arizona ........:      99            98            99            98      Arkansas .......:      98            99           100            97      California .....:      90            83            93            88      Georgia ........:      95            88            93            92      Kansas .........:      78            84            93            75      Louisiana ......:     100           100           100           100      Mississippi ....:     100            97            99            98      Missouri .......:     100            97           100            95      North Carolina .:      99            85            90            97      Oklahoma .......:      76            79            89            91      South Carolina .:      92            80            87            93      Tennessee ......:      97            97            99            97      Texas ..........:      92            81            88            82      Virginia .......:      95            95            99            94                      :                                                        15 States ......:      93            85            91            88      ------------------------------------------------------------------------  Cotton Harvested - Selected States [These 15 States harvested 98% of the 2011 cotton acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     : October 14, : October 7,  : October 14, :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Alabama ........:     24             6            17            30       Arizona ........:     24            21            22            26       Arkansas .......:     47            50            65            48       California .....:      8             -            10            11       Georgia ........:     25            12            17            19       Kansas .........:      4             4             6             2       Louisiana ......:     92            68            78            68       Mississippi ....:     67            33            50            55       Missouri .......:     50            38            47            51       North Carolina .:     28             4             8            25       Oklahoma .......:      1             7            15            10       South Carolina .:     31             6            12            27       Tennessee ......:     42            37            49            46       Texas ..........:     29            19            24            23       Virginia .......:     27             3            14            30                       :                                                        15 States ......:     34            21            28            30       ------------------------------------------------------------------------ - Represents zero.                                                        Cotton Condition - Selected States: Week Ending October 14, 2012 [National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011 planted acreage] ----------------------------------------------------------------------------       State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                          percent                                           :                                                            Alabama ........:     1           3          28          59           9      Arizona ........:     -           1          22          65          12      Arkansas .......:     3           6          19          45          27      California .....:     -           -           5          15          80      Georgia ........:     3           8          32          41          16      Kansas .........:    11          25          42          19           3      Louisiana ......:     -           2          18          65          15      Mississippi ....:     1           5          22          46          26      Missouri .......:    10          24          35          29           2      North Carolina .:     -           1          33          51          15      Oklahoma .......:    30          47          14           9           -      South Carolina .:     -           2          20          65          13      Tennessee ......:     1           3          25          59          12      Texas ..........:    20          27          31          18           4      Virginia .......:     -           -          10          71          19                      :                                                            15 States ......:    12          18          28          31          11                      :                                                            Previous week ..:    12          19          27          31          11      Previous year ..:    22          19          29          25           5      ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- - Represents zero.                                                            Corn Harvested - Selected States [These 18 States harvested 94% of the 2011 corn acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     : October 14, : October 7,  : October 14, :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Colorado .......:     21            36            50            34       Illinois .......:     60            80            87            53       Indiana ........:     27            49            61            43       Iowa ...........:     40            76            87            30       Kansas .........:     72            82            90            66       Kentucky .......:     77            87            91            80       Michigan .......:     12            23            36            22       Minnesota ......:     40            78            90            27       Missouri .......:     84            92            95            66       Nebraska .......:     27            67            80            26       North Carolina .:     93            88            92            92       North Dakota ...:     25            63            84            14       Ohio ...........:      7            22            31            24       Pennsylvania ...:     21            32            41            34       South Dakota ...:     32            78            90            22       Tennessee ......:     90            95            97            88       Texas ..........:     86            82            88            84       Wisconsin ......:     18            36            54            20                       :                                                        18 States ......:     42            69            79            38       ------------------------------------------------------------------------  Soybeans Dropping Leaves - Selected States [These 18 States planted 95% of the 2011 soybean acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     : October 14, : October 7,  : October 14, :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Arkansas .......:      78            85            92            79      Illinois .......:      97            97            98            95      Indiana ........:      93            94            96            96      Iowa ...........:      98            98            99            98      Kansas .........:      88            79            90            90      Kentucky .......:      88            82            89            93      Louisiana ......:      97            93            96            97      Michigan .......:      94            97            98            97      Minnesota ......:     100           100           100           100      Mississippi ....:      98            96            99            95      Missouri .......:      88            77            86            84      Nebraska .......:      99            96            99            99      North Carolina .:      55            49            67            62      North Dakota ...:     100           100           100           100      Ohio ...........:      88           100           100            97      South Dakota ...:     100           100           100           100      Tennessee ......:      87            82            91            92      Wisconsin ......:      98            98            99            98                      :                                                        18 States ......:      94            93            96            95      ------------------------------------------------------------------------  Soybeans Harvested - Selected States [These 18 States harvested 96% of the 2011 soybean acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     : October 14, : October 7,  : October 14, :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Arkansas .......:     45            53            64            44       Illinois .......:     66            47            69            60       Indiana ........:     47            30            51            57       Iowa ...........:     82            80            93            69       Kansas .........:     54            23            40            48       Kentucky .......:     35            34            42            42       Louisiana ......:     91            81            87            83       Michigan .......:     42            46            67            47       Minnesota ......:     92            95            99            73       Mississippi ....:     81            81            91            78       Missouri .......:     49            20            36            37       Nebraska .......:     78            71            86            65       North Carolina .:      9             5             7             9       North Dakota ...:     84            93            98            64       Ohio ...........:     17            23            38            49       South Dakota ...:     84            94            98            62       Tennessee ......:     38            24            33            44       Wisconsin ......:     52            75            88            46                       :                                                        18 States ......:     64            58            71            58       ------------------------------------------------------------------------  Sorghum Coloring - Selected States [These 11 States planted 98% of the 2011 sorghum acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     : October 14, : October 7,  : October 14, :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Arkansas .......:     100           100           100           100      Colorado .......:      97           100           100            99      Illinois .......:      99            99           100            99      Kansas .........:      94            92            96            97      Louisiana ......:     100           100           100           100      Missouri .......:     100            94            96            98      Nebraska .......:     100           100           100            99      New Mexico .....:      81            56            72            90      Oklahoma .......:      85            91            93            91      South Dakota ...:     100           100           100           100      Texas ..........:      93            94            97            94                      :                                                        11 States ......:      94            93            96            96      ------------------------------------------------------------------------  Sorghum Mature - Selected States [These 11 States planted 98% of the 2011 sorghum acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     : October 14, : October 7,  : October 14, :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Arkansas .......:     100           100           100           100      Colorado .......:      70            53            70            83      Illinois .......:      98            94            94            88      Kansas .........:      64            55            67            73      Louisiana ......:     100           100           100           100      Missouri .......:      92            68            74            84      Nebraska .......:      89            84            94            81      New Mexico .....:      25             8            25            35      Oklahoma .......:      58            69            77            59      South Dakota ...:      93           100           100            91      Texas ..........:      80            77            87            84                      :                                                        11 States ......:      71            65            76            77      ------------------------------------------------------------------------  Sorghum Harvested - Selected States [These 11 States harvested 98% of the 2011 sorghum acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     : October 14, : October 7,  : October 14, :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Arkansas .......:      98           100           100            96      Colorado .......:       8            16            18            23      Illinois .......:      58            38            57            50      Kansas .........:      22            19            24            27      Louisiana ......:     100           100           100           100      Missouri .......:      57            38            45            48      Nebraska .......:      19            31            45            16      New Mexico .....:       -             -             1             7      Oklahoma .......:      31            49            55            32      South Dakota ...:      56            64            74            46      Texas ..........:      72            63            64            75                      :                                                        11 States ......:      42            39            43            46      ------------------------------------------------------------------------ - Represents zero.                                                        Sorghum Condition - Selected States: Week Ending October 14, 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 .......:    55          35           7           3           -      Illinois .......:    44          21          23          10           2      Kansas .........:    35          32          24           8           1      Louisiana ......:     -           1          28          61          10      Missouri .......:    20          36          33          11           -      Nebraska .......:    12          42          35          10           1      New Mexico .....:    33          30          33           3           1      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 ..:    25          26          25          18           6      Previous year ..:    22          25          29          19           5      ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- - Represents zero.                                                            Peanuts Harvested - Selected States [These 8 States harvested 98% of the 2011 peanut acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     : October 14, : October 7,  : October 14, :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Alabama ........:     36            18            34            32       Florida ........:     66            56            70            61       Georgia ........:     44            35            50            38       North Carolina .:     27            27            41            38       Oklahoma .......:      2            13            23            21       South Carolina .:     42            44            60            53       Texas ..........:     50            17            34            36       Virginia .......:     18            11            19            35                       :                                                        8 States .......:     44            33            48            41       ------------------------------------------------------------------------  Peanut Condition - Selected States: Week Ending October 14, 2012 [National crop conditions for selected States are weighted based on 2011 planted acreage] ----------------------------------------------------------------------------       State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                          percent                                           :                                                            Alabama ........:     -           -          12          75          13      Florida ........:     1           2          21          44          32      Georgia ........:     -           3          16          53          28      North Carolina .:     -           -          16          61          23      Oklahoma .......:     4           5          26          60           5      South Carolina .:     -           3          24          62          11      Texas ..........:     3          11          35          46           5      Virginia .......:     -           -          11          70          19                      :                                                            8 States .......:     1           3          19          55          22                      :                                                            Previous week ..:     1           3          17          58          21      Previous year ..:     8          15          37          32           8      ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- - Represents zero.                                                            Sugarbeets Harvested - Selected States [These 4 States harvested 84% of the 2011 sugarbeet acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     : October 14, : October 7,  : October 14, :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Idaho ..........:     21            27            46            25       Michigan .......:     18            21            25            22       Minnesota ......:     43            41            74            62       North Dakota ...:     49            37            68            67                       :                                                        4 States .......:     37            35            61            51       ------------------------------------------------------------------------  Sunflowers Harvested - Selected States [These 4 States harvested 87% of the 2011 sunflower acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     : October 14, : October 7,  : October 14, :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Colorado .......:     36            16            35            45       Kansas .........:     26            17            29            19       North Dakota ...:     10            33            61            11       South Dakota ...:     27            26            46            17                       :                                                        4 States .......:     20            27            50            17       ------------------------------------------------------------------------  Rice Harvested - Selected States [These 6 States harvested 100% of the 2011 rice acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     : October 14, : October 7,  : October 14, :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Arkansas .......:      85            95            98            84      California .....:      27            18            38            52      Louisiana ......:     100           100           100            99      Mississippi ....:      96            96            98            87      Missouri .......:      79            92            94            82      Texas ..........:     100            99           100           100                      :                                                        6 States .......:      76            79            85            80      ------------------------------------------------------------------------  Winter Wheat Planted - Selected States [These 18 States planted 88% of the 2010 winter wheat acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     : October 14, : October 7,  : October 14, :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Arkansas .......:     16            11            25            15       California .....:     22             7             8            16       Colorado .......:     98            80            92            96       Idaho ..........:     85            64            79            84       Illinois .......:     57            30            46            48       Indiana ........:     44            18            47            49       Kansas .........:     80            65            81            76       Michigan .......:     59            49            76            64       Missouri .......:     33            23            41            30       Montana ........:     83            65            74            89       Nebraska .......:     94            81            95            95       North Carolina .:      7             6             9             7       Ohio ...........:     26            19            41            58       Oklahoma .......:     58            59            75            69       Oregon .........:     59            37            51            66       South Dakota ...:     90            67            77            91       Texas ..........:     49            55            67            65       Washington .....:     91            75            85            90                       :                                                        18 States ......:     68            57            71            71       ------------------------------------------------------------------------  Winter Wheat Emerged - Selected States [These 18 States planted 88% of the 2010 winter wheat acreage] ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :               Week ending               :                              :-----------------------------------------:                    State     : October 14, : October 7,  : October 14, :  2007-2011                   :    2011     :    2012     :    2012     :   Average    ------------------------------------------------------------------------                 :                        percent                                         :                                                        Arkansas .......:      5             2             8             5       California .....:      9             -             -             3       Colorado .......:     71            36            51            72       Idaho ..........:     42            20            33            41       Illinois .......:     16             4            11            14       Indiana ........:     11             2             9            14       Kansas .........:     50            25            44            46       Michigan .......:     17            15            25            27       Missouri .......:      9             7            19            11       Montana ........:     44            14            25            53       Nebraska .......:     82            31            47            77       North Carolina .:      1             -             1             1       Ohio ...........:      4             2             7            20       Oklahoma .......:     27            29            42            43       Oregon .........:     24            17            24            30       South Dakota ...:     65             8            11            67       Texas ..........:     16            26            43            37       Washington .....:     76            59            63            69                       :                                                        18 States ......:     39            23            36            44       ------------------------------------------------------------------------ - Represents zero.                                                        Pasture and Range Condition - Selected States: Week Ending October 14, 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           7          29          56           5      Arizona ........:    21          18          39          20           2      Arkansas .......:    11          20          47          20           2      California .....:    37          58           5           -           -      Colorado .......:    59          24          15           2           -      Connecticut ....:     -           -          35          65           -      Delaware .......:     3          22          45          28           2      Florida ........:     -           3          22          59          16      Georgia ........:     2          12          44          39           3      Idaho ..........:    21          35          25          19           -      Illinois .......:    15          14          37          30           4      Indiana ........:    13          24          37          23           3      Iowa ...........:    50          28          19           3           -      Kansas .........:    51          29          17           3           -      Kentucky .......:     4          13          41          35           7      Louisiana ......:     1           5          43          44           7      Maine ..........:     -           4          27          69           -      Maryland .......:     4          11          27          50           8      Massachusetts ..:     -           -          54          46           -      Michigan .......:    16          26          31          19           8      Minnesota ......:    34          29          25          11           1      Mississippi ....:     -           7          38          51           4      Missouri .......:    41          22          28           8           1      Montana ........:    45          33          18           4           -      Nebraska .......:    73          24           3           -           -      Nevada .........:    58          27          10           5           -      New Hampshire ..:     3           3          49          34          11      New Jersey .....:     -           5          20          65          10      New Mexico .....:    67          24           9           -           -      New York .......:     6          30          33          25           6      North Carolina .:     -           5          29          59           7      North Dakota ...:    27          38          28           7           -      Ohio ...........:    16          23          34          24           3      Oklahoma .......:    31          39          24           6           -      Oregon .........:    23          40          22          15           -      Pennsylvania ...:     5          26          26          35           8      Rhode Island ...:     -           -          60          40           -      South Carolina .:     -           4          28          64           4      South Dakota ...:    51          29          17           3           -      Tennessee ......:     1           7          32          53           7      Texas ..........:    18          24          34          21           3      Utah ...........:    16          34          29          20           1      Vermont ........:     -          35          60           5           -      Virginia .......:     1           9          28          53           9      Washington .....:    15          31          29          24           1      West Virginia ..:     -          10          40          43           7      Wisconsin ......:    45          33          18           4           -      Wyoming ........:    60          26          11           3           -                      :                                                            48 States ......:    29          26          25          18           2                      :                                                            Previous week ..:    30          26          24          18           2      Previous year ..:    23          18          28          27           4      ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- - Represents zero.      
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