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Oklahoma Good to Excellent Ratings in Corn Increase while Cotton Decreases

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 16:58:26 CDT

Oklahoma Good to Excellent Ratings in Corn Increase while Cotton Decreases Corn conditions fell slightly since last week but have not changed very much in the past few weeks, while soybean conditions continue to hold steady, according to the weekly crop progress report released by the USDA on Monday, August 29. On the other hand, cotton conditions have increased a decent amount since last week with good to excellent ratings improving by 3 percentage points.

As rain continues to make its way across Oklahoma this week with more to come, crop ratings hold steady, and some increasing slightly, except for sorghum with good to excellent ratings decreasing 9 percentage points since last week.


Nationwide Corn:
Corn dough for the U.S. reached 86 percent, down 4 percentage points from the previous year and down 2 points from the average. Corn dented reached 46 percent, down 10 percentage points from last year and down 6 points from the average. Corn mature reached 8 percent, even with last year and 1 percentage point below the average.

Corn conditions for the 18 states reported is rated 54 percent good to excellent, 27 percent fair and 19 percent poor to very poor.


Nationwide Soybeans:

Soybeans setting pods for the U.S. reached 91 percent, down 1 percentage point from last year and the average. Soybeans dropping leaves reached 4 percent, down 4 percentage points from last year and down 3 points from the average.

Soybean conditions for the 18 states reported is rated 57 percent good to excellent, 30 percent fair and 13 percent poor to very poor.


Nationwide Cotton:
Cotton setting bolls for the U.S. reached 94 percent, up 9 percentage points from last year and up 3 points from the average. Cotton bolls opening reached 28 percent, up 8 percentage points from last year and up 4 points from the average.

Cotton conditions for the 15 states planted reached 34 percent good to excellent, 30 percent fair, and 36 percent poor to very poor.


To view the U.S. crop report, click here.


Oklahoma:

Corn dough reached 80 percent, up 2 points from the previous year but down 4 points from normal. Corn dented reached 55 percent, up 14 points from the previous year and up 2 points from normal. Corn mature reached 9 percent. Corn conditions rated 50 percent good to excellent, 22 percent fair and 28 percent poor to very poor. (Good to excellent conditions have increased by 7 percentage points since last week)

Cotton setting bolls reached 90 percent, up 14 points from the previous year and up 6 points from normal. Cotton bolls opening reached 5 percent, down 4 points from the previous year and down 6 points from normal. Cotton conditions rated 5 percent good to excellent, 40 percent fair and 55 percent poor to very poor. (Poor to very poor conditions have improved by 7 percentage points, but good to excellent ratings have decreased by 2 points.)

Soybeans blooming reached 80 percent, down 1 point from the previous year and down 2 points from normal. Soybeans setting pods reached 55 percent, down 1 point from the previous year and from normal. Soybeans rated 34 percent good to excellent, 35 percent fair and 31 percent poor to very poor.

Sorghum headed reached 85 percent, down 4 points from the previous year and down 3 points from normal. Sorghum coloring reached 55 percent, up 12 points from the previous year and up 11 points from normal. Sorghum mature reached 6 percent, up 1 point from the previous year but down 6 points from normal. Sorghum conditions rated 11 percent good to excellent, 38 percent fair and 51 percent poor to very poor. (Since last week, good to excellent ratings have decreased by 9 points.)

Peanuts pegging reached 95 percent, up 6 points from the previous year and up 3 points from normal. Peanuts mature reached 16 percent, up 3 points from the previous year and up 6 points from normal. Peanut conditions rated 76 percent good to excellent and 24 percent fair. (Since last week, good to excellent ratings have increased by 9 points.)

Hay:
The fourth cutting of alfalfa hay reached 35 percent, down 5 points from the previous year and down 9 points from normal. The second cutting of other hay reached 90 percent, up 16 points from the previous year and up 20 points from normal. The third cutting of other hay reached 35 percent, up 21 points from the previous year and up 22 points from normal.

Pasture, Range and Livestock:

Pasture and range conditions were rated 7 percent good to excellent, 27 percent fair, and 66 percent poor to very poor. Livestock conditions rated 32 percent good to excellent, 49 percent fair and 19 percent poor to very poor.

Pasture and range conditions have improved only slightly since last week, with good to excellent ratings increasing by one percent and poor to very poor conditions decreasing by three percentage points.

To see the Oklahoma Crop Progress Report, click here.


Kansas:

Corn silking reached 96 percent, 4 percentage points behind last year and the average. Dough reached 85 percent, 5 points behind last year and 6 points behind the average. Corn dented reached 61 percent, equal to last year and 3 points below the average. Corn conditions rated 22 percent good to excellent, 28 percent fair and 50 percent poor to very poor.

Cotton bolls opening reached 21 percent, 3 points ahead of last year and 10 points ahead of the average. Cotton conditions rated 26 percent good to excellent, 37 percent fair and 37 percent poor to very poor.

Soybeans blooming reached 94 percent, equal to last year and 1 percentage point below the average. Soybeans setting pods reached 78 percent, 2 points below last year and 4 points behind the average. Soybeans dropping leaves reached 3 percent, 2 percentage points behind last year and the average. Soybean conditions rated 27 percent good to excellent, 32 percent fair and 41 percent poor to very poor.

Sorghum headed reached 80 percent, 12 percentage points behind last year and 11 points behind the average. Sorghum coloring reached 25 percent, 20 points behind last year and 13 points behind the average. Sorghum conditions rated 19 percent good to excellent, 33 percent fair and 48 percent poor to very poor.

Pasture and Range:
Pasture and range conditions rated 11 percent good to excellent, 24 percent fair and 65 percent poor to very poor.

To see the Kansas crop progress report, click here.


Texas:

Corn dough reached 94 percent, equal to last year and down 1 point from the average. Corn dented reached 84 percent, equal to last year and down 1 percentage point from the average. Corn mature reached 72 percent, up 12 percentage points from last year and the average. Corn conditions rated 17 percent good to excellent, 31 percent fair and 52 percent poor to very poor.

Cotton setting bolls reached 92 percent, up 12 percentage points from last year and up 14 points from the average. Cotton bolls opening reached 35 percent, up 14 percentage points from last year and up 10 from the average. Cotton conditions rated 15 percent good to excellent, 32 percent fair and 52 percent poor to very poor. Cotton conditions have decreased by 2 points since last week.)

Soybeans setting pods reached 90 points, up 4 points from last year and up 5 from the average. Soybeans dropping leaves reached 61 percent, up 11 percentage points from last year and 17 points from the average. Soybean conditions rated 26 percent good to excellent, 31 percent fair and 43 percent poor to very poor.

Sorghum coloring reached 90 percent, up 6 percentage points from the previous year and up 7 points from the average. Sorghum mature reached 75 percent, up 1 percentage point from last year and up 2 points from the average. Sorghum conditions rated 17 percent good to excellent, 41 percent fair and 42 percent poor to very poor.

Peanuts pegging reached 93 percent, up 1 percent from the previous year and down 1 percent from the average. Peanut conditions rated 28 percent good to excellent, 60 percent fair and 12 percent poor to very poor.

Pasture and Range:
Pasture and range conditions rated 9 percent good to excellent, 22 percent fair and 69 percent poor to very poor.

To see the Texas crop progress report, click here.



   

 

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