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Winter Wheat Emergence in Oklahoma is Down 21 Percentage Points from Average

Mon, 24 Oct 2022 17:02:35 CDT

Winter Wheat Emergence in Oklahoma is Down 21 Percentage Points from Average Chilly but primarily dry weather allowed corn and soybean farmers to pull further ahead of the average pace in harvesting their crops last week, USDA NASS reported in its weekly Crop Progress report on Monday. However, the widespread precipitation forecast this week could slow some of that progress.


Nationwide Winter Wheat:

Winter wheat planted in the U.S. reached 79 percent, even with the previous year, and up one percentage point from the average. Winter wheat emerged reached 49 percent, down 4 percentage points from the previous year and down 7 points from the average.


Nationwide Cotton:

Cotton bolls opening in the U.S. reached 92 percent, up 2 percentage points from the previous year and up one percentage point from the average. Cotton harvested reached 45 percent, up 11 percentage points form the previous year and up 6 points from the average.

Cotton conditions for the 15 states reported rated 30 percent good to excellent, 25 percent fair, and 45 percent poor to very poor.


Nationwide Corn:

Corn mature in the U.S. reached 97 percent, down 3 percentage points from the previous year and even with the average. Corn harvested reached 61 percent, down 3 percentage points from the previous year and up 9 points from the average.


To view the U.S. Crop Progress Report, click here.



Oklahoma:

Winter wheat planted reached 72 percent, up 1 point from the previous year but down 5 points from normal. Winter wheat emerged reached 40 percent, down 10 points from the previous year and down 21 points from normal.

Cotton bolls opening reached 95 percent, up 1 point from the previous year and up 1 point from normal. Cotton harvested reached 21 percent, up 4 points from the previous year but unchanged from normal. Cotton conditions rated 5 percent good to excellent, 37 percent fair and 58 percent poor to very poor.

Corn harvested reached 82 percent, up 2 points from the previous year and up 5 points from normal.

Sorghum mature reached 99 percent, up 2 points from the previous year and up 8 points from normal. Sorghum harvested reached 55 percent, up 2 points from the previous year and up 1 point from normal. Sorghum conditions rated 9 percent good to excellent, 30 percent fair and 61 percent poor to very poor.

Soybeans dropping leaves reached 84 percent, up 5 points from the previous year and up 8 points from normal. Soybeans harvested reached 40 percent, up 3 points from the previous year and up 9 points from normal. Soybean conditions rated 13 percent good to excellent, 44 percent fair and 43 percent poor to very poor.

Peanuts mature reached 91 percent, up 10 points from the previous year and up 8 points from normal. Peanuts harvested reached 45 percent, up 13 points from the previous year and up 3 points from normal. Peanut conditions rated 75 percent good to excellent, and 25 percent fair.

Hay:
The fifth cutting of alfalfa hay reached 40 percent, up 5 points from the previous year and up 17 points from normal. The third cutting of other hay reached 95 percent, up 32 points from the previous year and up 36 points from normal. The fourth cutting of other hay reached 35 percent, up 25 points from the previous year and up 30 points from normal.

Pasture and Livestock:
Pasture and range conditions rated 2 percent good to excellent, 21 percent fair and 77 percent poor to very poor. Since last week, poor to very poor has decreased by one percentage point.

Livestock conditions rated 30 percent good to excellent, 49 percent fair and 21 percent poor to very poor.


To view the Oklahoma Crop Progress Report, click here.



Kansas:

Winter wheat planted was 76 percent, behind 83 percent, last year, and near 79 percent for the five-year average. Emerged was 46 percent, behind 57 percent last year and 56 percent average.

Corn harvested was 83 percent, equal to last year, and ahead of 74 percent average.

Sorghum mature was 93 percent, near 92 percent last year and 91 percent average. Harvested was 53 percent, behind 59 percent last year, but ahead of 42 percent average. Sorghum conditions rated 15 percent good to excellent, 30 percent fair and 55 percent poor to very poor.

Cotton bolls opening was 92 percent, equal to last year, and near 90 percent average. Harvested was 45 percent, well ahead of 5 percent last year and 7 percent average. Cotton conditions rated 18 percent good to excellent, 31 percent fair and 51 percent poor to very poor.


Pasture and range:

Pasture and range conditions rated 4 percent good to excellent, 17 percent fair and 79 poor to very poor. Since last week, good to excellent ratings have declined by 2 percentage points and poor to very poor conditions have increased by 3 percentage points.


To view the Kansas Crop Progress Report, click here.



Texas:

Winter wheat planted reached 75 percent, up 4 percentage points from the previous year and up 6 from the average. Winter wheat emerged reached 46 percent, up one point from the previous year and down 2 from the average.

Cotton bolls opening reached 88 percent, even with the previous year and the average. Cotton harvested reached 41 percent, up 3 percent from the previous year and up 4 from the average. Cotton conditions rated 10 percent good to excellent, 22 percent fair and 68 percent poor to very poor.

Corn harvested reached 93 percent, even with the previous year, and up 7 points from the average. Corn conditions rated 17 percent good to excellent, 31 percent fair and 52 percent poor to very poor.

Soybeans harvested reached 72 percent, down 13 percentage points from the previous year and down 9 from the average. Soybean conditions rated 13 percent good to excellent, 24 percent fair and 63 percent poor to very poor.

Peanuts mature reached 65 percent, up 4 percentage points from the previous year and up 10 from the average. Peanut conditions rated 35 percent good to excellent, 51 percent fair and 14 percent poor to very poor.

Pasture and range:
Pasture and range conditions rated 11 percent good to excellent, 29 percent fair and 60 percent poor to very poor. Since last week, good to excellent pasture and ratings have decreased by 2 percentage points and poor to very poor has increased by 2 points.


To view the Texas Crop Progress Report, click here.


   


 

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