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Oklahoma Corn Crop Off to Good Start with Planting Complete and 67 Percent Good to Excellent Rating

Tue, 05 Jul 2022 19:47:55 CDT

Oklahoma Corn Crop Off to Good Start with Planting Complete and 67 Percent Good to Excellent Rating Corn and soybean conditions continued to slide last week, USDA reported in its weekly Crop Progress report released Tuesday as hot, dry weather in parts of the country put stress on crops. The report is normally released on Mondays but was delayed this week due to the holiday.


Nationwide Corn:

Corn silking for the 18 states that planted the majority of 2021 acreage is calculated at 7 percent, down 3 points from the average and 1 point from last year.

Corn conditions for the U.S. are rated at 64 percent good to excellent(down three points from a week ago), 27 percent fair and 9 percent poor to very poor.


Nationwide Soybeans:

Soybeans blooming are at 16 percent- 11 points under a year ago and 6 points behind the five year average.

Soybean conditions in the 18 major producing states are at 63% Good to Excellent condition two points behind a week ago.


Nationwide Cotton:

Cotton squaring is rated 44 percent, which is equal with the average and 2 points ahead of last year's percentage.

Cotton conditions for the 15 states included in the report were rated 36 percent good to excellent(down one point from a week ago), 33 percent fair and 31 percent poor to very poor.


Nationwide Sorghum:

Sorghum planted is at 97 percent for the 6 states planted, which is 1 point lower than last year and the average.

Sorghum headed is at 14 percent, which is one point above the average and last year's percentage.

Sorghum condition for the U.S. is rated 72 percent good to excellent, 24 percent fair and 4 percent poor to very poor.


Nationwide Winter Wheat:

As of July 3, 94 percent of the nation's wheat has been harvested, which is 10 points ahead of last year and 6 points ahead of the average.

Winter wheat for the U.S. are rated 31 percent good to excellent, 26 percent fair and 43 percent poor to very poor.


Nationwide Pasture and Range:

Pasture and range conditions for the 48 selected states in the report are rated 31 percent good to excellent, 24 percent fair and 45 percent poor to very poor.


To see the United States crop progress report, click here.


Oklahoma:

Winter wheat harvested reached 98 percent, up 9 points from the previous year and up 5 points from normal. Winter wheat conditions for Oklahoma include 14 percent good to excellent, 30 percent fair and 56 percent poor to very poor.

Canola harvested reached 87 percent, up 10 points from the previous year and up 4 points from normal.

Rye harvested reached 88 percent, up 21 points from the previous year and up 5 points from normal.

Oats harvested reached 50 percent, up 3 points from the previous year and up 2 points from normal.

Corn in Oklahoma is 100 percent planted as of July 3. Corn silk reached 30 percent, up 7 points from the previous year and up 1 point from normal. Corn conditions for Oklahoma are rated at 67 percent good to excellent, 30 percent fair and 3 percent poor to very poor.

Sorghum planted reached 93 percent, up 2 points from the previous year and up 1 point from normal. Sorghum headed reached 5 percent, up 1 point from the previous year but down 3 points from normal. Sorghum conditions is rated 48 percent good to excellent, 49 percent fair and 3 percent poor to very poor.

Soybeans planted reached 84 percent, up 16 points from the previous year and up 3 points from normal. Soybeans emerged reached 69 percent, up 20 points from the previous year and up 4 points from normal. Soybean conditions were rated at 73 percent good to excellent, 22 percent fair and 5 percent poor to very poor.

Hay:
The second cutting of alfalfa hay reached 68 percent, up 7 points from the previous year but down 1 point from normal. The first cutting of other hay reached 85 percent, unchanged from the previous year but up 1 point from normal. The second cutting of other hay reached 10 percent, up 5 points from the previous year but down 4 points from normal.

Pasture and Livestock:
Pasture and range condition was rated 46 percent good to excellent, 36 percent fair and 18 percent poor to very poor. Livestock conditions was rated 62 percent good to excellent, 32 percent fair and 6 percent poor to very poor. The good to excellent number is down three points from one week ago.

To see the Oklahoma Crop Progress Report, click here.


Kansas:

Winter wheat harvest is at 83 percent, which is 24 points above last year and 18 points above the average. Winter wheat conditions rated 29 percent good to excellent, 32 percent fair and 39 percent poor to very poor.

Corn being 100 percent planted as of Sunday, is 18 percent silking, 1 point above last year and 4 points below the average. Corn conditions rated 57 percent good to excellent, 32 percent fair and 11 percent poor to very poor.

Soybeans now 100 percent planted, were 90 percent emerged, which is one point behind last year and 3 points below the average. Soybean conditions for Kansas were rated at 63 percent good to excellent, 29 percent fair and 8 percent poor to very poor.

Sorghum planted was at 95 percent, equal with last year and 2 points behind the average. Sorghum headed reached 3 percent, 2 points ahead of last year and 1 point behind the average. Sorghum conditions were rated 55 percent good to excellent, 36 percent fair, and 9 percent poor to very poor.

Cotton squaring was at 51 percent, 9 points ahead of last year and 20 points ahead of the average. Cotton conditions were rated 48 percent good to excellent, 51 percent fair and 1 percent poor to very poor.

Pasture and range conditions:
Pasture and range conditions rated 45 percent good to excellent, 28 percent fair and 27 percent poor to very poor.


To see the Kansas crop report, click here.


Texas:

Winter wheat harvested is at 94 percent, up 10 points from last year and 5 points from the average. Winter wheat conditions for Texas are rated to be 5 percent good to excellent, 12 percent fair and 83 percent poor to very poor.

Corn silking is at 71 percent, up one percentage point from last year and 5 points form the average.

Sorghum headed reached 65 percent, down 4 points from last year and even with the average. Sorghum condition is rated 15 percent good to excellent, 34 percent fair and 51 percent poor to very poor.

Cotton squaring reached 35 percent, up 2 points from the previous year and equal to the average. Cotton conditions were rated 17 percent good to excellent, 35 percent fair, and 48 percent poor to very poor.

Range and Pasture Conditions:
Range and pasture conditions rated 5 percent good to excellent, 15 percent fair and 80 percent poor to very poor.


To see the Texas crop report, click here.


   

 

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