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Oklahoma Cotton Crop Reduced by 110,000 Bales From October Estimate- Remains Seven Percent Higher Than 2018 Crop

Sat, 09 Nov 2019 07:22:22 CST

Oklahoma Cotton Crop Reduced by 110,000 Bales From October Estimate- Remains Seven Percent Higher Than 2018 Crop The latest USDA Crop Production Report was released on Friday- and it predicts a much better Oklahoma cotton crop compared to 2018. Hoever, the latest cotton estimates for Oklahoma are well under the September Crop Numbers that showed Oklahoma would produce 840,000 bales this growing season. Fall crop condtions were less favorable than expdcted and that number was reduced by 110,000 bales. Oklahoma Upland Cotton production totaled 730 thousand bales, 7 percent higher than 2018. Yield averaged 609 pounds per acre, compared with 595 pounds last year. Acreage harvested, at 575 thousand acres, is up 5 percent from last year.


Oklahoma corn production totaled 46.2 million bushels, up 23 percent from the previous year. Statewide yields averaged 142 bushels per acre, 8 bushels higher than 2018. Acres harvested for grain, at 325 thousand, are up 16 percent from last year.


Oklahoma soybean production is forecast at 11.4 million bushels, down 32 percent from last year. Yield is expected to average 26 bushels per acre, compared with 28 bushels in 2018. Harvested acreage, at 440 thousand acres, is 27 percent lower than last year.


Oklahoma sorghum production totaled 14.0 million bushels, up 17 percent from last year. Yield averaged 52 bushels per acre, up 2 bushels from the previous year. Acres harvested, at 270 thousand acres, are 13 percent higher than 2018.


Oklahoma peanut production is 21 percent higher than last year, at 55.5 million pounds. Yield is forecast at 3,700 pounds per acre, up 630 pounds from 2018. Harvested acres is unchanged from last year at 15 thousand acres.


Nationally- Corn production for grain is forecast at 13.7 billion bushels, down 1 percent from the previous forecast and down 5 percent from last year. Based on conditions as of November 1, yields are expected to average 167.0 bushels per harvested acre, down 1.4 bushels from the previous forecast and down 9.4 bushels from 2018. Area harvested for grain is forecast at 81.8 million acres, unchanged from the previous forecast but up slightly from 2018

Soybean production for beans is forecast at 3.55 billion bushels, down slightly from the previous forecast and down 20 percent from last year. Based on conditions as of November 1, yields are expected to average 46.9 bushels per acre, unchanged from the previous forecast but down 3.7 bushels from 2018. Area harvested for beans in the United States is forecast at 75.6 million acres, unchanged from the previous forecast but down 14 percent from 2018.

All cotton production is forecast at 20.8 million 480-pound bales, down 4 percent from the previous forecast but up 13 percent from 2018. Based on conditions as of November 1, yields are expected to average 799 pounds per harvested acre, down 34 pounds from the previous forecast and down 65 pounds from 2018. Upland cotton production is forecast at 20.1 million 480-pound bales, down 4 percent from the previous forecast but up 14 percent from 2018. Pima cotton production is forecast at 747,000 bales, up 3 percent from the previous forecast but down 7 percent from 2018. All cotton area harvested is forecast at 12.5 million acres, unchanged from the previous forecast, but up 23 percent from 2018.

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Source- USDA



   


 

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