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Weekly Crop Progress Numbers Bearish for Soybeans | KRVN Radio

Weekly Crop Progress Numbers Bearish for Soybeans

Weekly Crop Progress Numbers Bearish for Soybeans
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Four percent of the nation’s soybean crop had been harvested as of Sept. 18, according to USDA’s latest Crop Progress report released Monday. That compares to 6% last year and a 5% average. Indiana, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota all reported 2% of the crop was harvested, all behind average pace.

Forty-six percent of soybeans were dropping leaves, compared to 26% last week, 50% last year and a 43% average. Soybean condition remained steady at 73% good to excellent.

Ninety-three percent of the nation’s corn is in the dent stage, compared to 87% last week, 92% last year and a 91% average. Fifty-three percent of the corn is mature, compared to 33% last week, 48% last year and a 48% average.

Nine percent of the corn is harvested, compared to 5% last week, 9% last year and a 12% average. Corn condition held steady at 74% good to excellent.

Winter wheat planting is 17% complete, compared to 6% last week, 16% last year and a 16% average. Spring wheat is 98% harvested, compared to 94% last week, 99% last year and a 93% average.

Sorghum was 88% coloring, compared to 83% last week, 88% last year and an 81% average. Sorghum harvest was 29% complete, compared to 26% last week, 30% last year and a 29% average. Sorghum condition improved slightly to 66% good to excellent, compared 65% last week.

National Crop Progress Summary
This Last Last 5-Yr
Week Week Year Avg
Corn Dent 93 87 92 91
Corn Mature 53 33 48 48
Corn Harvested 9 5 9 12
Soybeans Dropping Leaves 46 26 50 43
Soybeans Harvested 4 NA 6 5
Winter Wheat Planted 17 6 16 16
Spring Wheat Harvested 98 94 99 93
Cotton Bolls Opening 48 41 54 56
Cotton Harvested 6 4 6 7
Sorghum Coloring 88 83 88 81
Sorghum Mature 51 44 49 44
Sorghum Harvested 29 26 30 29
Rice Harvested 64 50 52 49
National Crop Condition Summary
(VP=Very Poor; P=Poor; F=Fair; G=Good; E=Excellent)
This Week Last Week Last Year
VP P F G E VP P F G E VP P F G E
Corn 2 5 19 54 20 2 5 19 54 20 3 7 22 49 19
Soybeans 2 5 20 54 19 2 5 20 55 18 3 8 26 48 15
Sorghum 1 5 28 52 14 1 5 29 51 14 2 6 26 54 12
Cotton 4 12 36 39 9 4 12 37 38 9 2 10 36 43 9

 

NEBRASKA

For the week ending September 18, 2016, temperatures averaged near normal in the east and two degrees below normal across western Nebraska, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Minimal precipitation fell across western areas, while rainfall was widespread over eastern Nebraska. Parts of the northeast received five inches or more of rain. Dry bean combining was underway in western counties. Seed corn and silage harvests continued. The first fields of soybeans were being taken and winter wheat seeding was active in the west. There were 5.1 days suitable for fieldwork. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 7 percent very short, 23 short, 65 adequate, and 5 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 7 percent very short, 26 short, 64 adequate, and 3 surplus.

Field Crops Report: Corn condition rated 1 percent very poor, 5 poor, 20 fair, 57 good, and 17 excellent. Corn dented was 95 percent, near 91 last year, and equal to the five-year average. Mature was 45 percent, near 41 both last year and average. Harvested was 2 percent, near 4 last year, and behind 7 average.

Sorghum condition rated 0 percent very poor, 1 poor, 14 fair, 63 good, and 22 excellent. Sorghum mature was 42 percent, ahead of 28 last year, and well ahead of 21 average.

Soybeans condition rated 1 percent very poor, 3 poor, 19 fair, 60 good, and 17 excellent. Soybeans dropping leaves was 51 percent, behind 57 last year, but ahead of 44 average. Harvested was 2 percent, equal to last year, and near 3 average.

Winter wheat planted was 45 percent, ahead of 40 last year and 37 average. Emerged was 8 percent, near 6 last year and 4 average. Alfalfa fourth cutting was 60 percent, behind 74 last year, and near 63 average.

Dry edible beans condition rated 0 percent very poor, 3 poor, 33 fair, 55 good, and 9 excellent. Dry edible beans dropping leaves was 91 percent, behind 94 last year, but ahead of 85 average. Harvested was 29 percent, behind 42 last year, and near 31 average.

Proso millet harvested was 24 percent, well behind 62 last year and 44 average.

Livestock, Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 3 percent very poor, 8 poor, 25 fair, 56 good, and 8 excellent.

Stock water supplies rated 1 percent very short, 11 short, 87 adequate, and 1 surplus.

KANSAS

For the week ending September 18, 2016, the northeast received three to five inches of rain while the southwest remained dry, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Temperatures were above normal in the east and below normal in the west. There were 4.3 days suitable for fieldwork. Topsoil moisture rated 3 percent very short, 9 short, 72 adequate, and 16 surplus. Subsoil moisture rated 2 percent very short, 11 short, 77 adequate, and 10 surplus.

Field Crops Report: Winter wheat planted was 9 percent, equal to both last year and the five-year average.

Corn condition rated 2 percent very poor, 6 poor, 26 fair, 55 good, and 11 excellent. Corn dented was 96 percent, near 95 both last year and average. Mature was 65 percent, equal to last year, and near 64 average. Harvested was 17 percent, behind 22 last year and behind 29 average.

Soybean condition rated 1 percent very poor, 4 poor, 25 fair, 55 good, and 15 excellent. Soybeans dropping leaves was 19 percent, behind 30 last year and 32 average.

Sorghum condition rated 1 percent very poor, 3 poor, 21 fair, 58 good, and 17 excellent. Sorghum coloring was 92 percent, near 89 last year, and ahead of 75 average. Mature was 29 percent, near 33 last year, but ahead of 19 average. Harvested was 5 percent, near 6 last year and 3 average.

Cotton condition rated 1 percent very poor, 2 poor, 29 fair, 64 good, and 4 excellent. Cotton setting bolls was 90 percent, behind 95 both last year and average. Bolls opening was 23 percent, near 27 last year, and behind 32 average. Harvested was 2 percent, equal to last year, and near 0 average.

Sunflower condition rated 0 percent very poor, 3 poor, 28 fair, 63 good, and 6 excellent. Sunflowers ray flowers dried was 63 percent, near 62 last year, but behind 71 average. Bracts turning yellow was 36 percent, well ahead of 11 last year, but behind 45 average. Bracts turning brown was 12 percent.

Alfalfa hay condition rated 1 percent very poor, 4 poor, 30 fair, 58 good, and 7 excellent. Alfalfa hay fourth cutting was 71 percent complete, near 70 last year, and ahead of 52 average.

Livestock, Pasture, and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 1 percent very poor, 4 poor, 23 fair, 59 good, and 13 excellent.

Stock water supplies were 1 percent very short, 4 short, 80 adequate, and 15 surplus.

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