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Future’s One Crop Progress Report *AUDIO*

Future’s One Crop Progress Report *AUDIO*

OMAHA (DTN) — Farmers continued to put the pedal to the metal last week, pushing planting progress ahead another 23 percentage points and nearly catching up to the five-year average pace, according to the USDA National Ag Statistics Service weekly Crop Progress report released Monday.

Listen to the report here: http://post.futurimedia.com/krvnam/playlist/5-14-crop-progress-report-4163.html

NASS estimated that 62% of corn was planted as of Sunday, May 13, up from 39% the previous week. Last week’s planting progress lagged the five-year average pace of 63% by only 1 percentage point.

Farmers made the most progress in Minnesota where planting jumped a whopping 31 percentage points from 9% the previous week to 40% complete as of Sunday. South Dakota was the furthest behind last week with 21% of corn planted, 40 percentage points behind the five-year average of 61%. Illinois and Indiana were the furthest ahead of average with Illinois’ corn crop 90% planted, 20 percentage points ahead of average, and Indiana’s crop 73% planted, 21 percentage points ahead of average.

Corn emergence, at 28% Sunday, moved to slightly ahead of the average pace of 27%.

Meanwhile, soybean planting moved further ahead of the average pace. Thirty-five percent of the crop was planted as of Sunday, according to NASS, 9 percentage points ahead of the average of 26%. Ten percent of soybeans were emerged, ahead of 7% last year and also ahead of the average of 6%.

Winter wheat was 45% headed, behind last year’s 61% and also behind the average of 53%. Winter wheat condition improved again slightly last week to 36% good to excellent, up 2 percentage points from the previous week’s rating of 34% good to excellent.

Spring wheat was 58% planted as of Sunday, behind the average pace of 67%. Fourteen percent of the crop was emerged, well behind the five-year average of 36%.

Cotton was 36% planted as of Sunday, compared to 20% last week, 31% last year and a 31% average. Rice was 83% planted, compared to 68% last week, 82% last year and 80% on average. Sixty-one percent of the crop was emerged, compared to 44% last week, 72% last year and a 63% average.

Sorghum was 32% planted as of Sunday, compared to 29% last week, 32% last year and a 33% average.

Barley was 62% planted, behind the average pace 74%. Twenty-one percent of the crop was emerged as of Sunday, compared to an average of 45%. Oats were 72% planted, compared to 56% last week, 89% last year and a 84% average. Forty-eight percent of oats were emerged, compared to 34% last week, 70% last year and a 66% average.

National Crop Progress Summary
This Last Last 5-Year
Week Week Year Avg.
Corn Planted 62 39 68 63
Corn Emerged 28 8 29 27
Soybeans Planted 35 15 29 26
Soybeans Emerged 10 NA 7 6
Cotton Planted 36 20 31 31
Sorghum Planted 32 29 32 33
Spring Wheat Planted 58 30 75 67
Spring Wheat Emerged 14 4 37 36
Winter Wheat Headed 45 33 61 53
Barley Planted 62 42 74 74
Barley Emerged 21 13 40 45
Oats Planted 72 56 89 84
Oats Emerged 48 34 70 66
Rice Planted 83 68 82 80
Rice Emerged 61 44 72 63

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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
Winter Wheat 14 22 28 29 7 16 21 29 27 7 5 12 32 43 8

 

Read the full report at: http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/MannUsda/viewDocumentInfo.do?documentID=1048

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