This article was originally posted at 3:05 p.m. CDT on Tuesday, Sept. 7. It was last updated at 3:36 p.m. CDT on Tuesday, Sept. 7.
OMAHA (DTN) -- U.S. corn condition was rated 59% good to excellent as of Sunday, Sept 5., down 1 percentage point from the previous week. Soybean condition was rated 57% good to excellent, up 1 percentage point from the previous week, according to USDA NASS' weekly national Crop Progress report released Tuesday. This week's report was delayed from Monday due to the Labor Day holiday.
DTN's Lead Analyst Todd Hultman added that corn's good-to-excellent rating was "the fifth lowest rating in the past 12 years with rating declines seen in Illinois, Michigan, Nebraska and Ohio."
Corn in the dough stage was 95%, 4 percentage points up from the previous week and 1 percentage point ahead of the five-year average. Corn dented was pegged at 74%, 15 percentage points up from the previous week and 5 percentage points ahead of the average. Corn mature was at 21%, 12 percentage points up from the previous week and 2 percentage points ahead of the average.
Hultman commented that soybeans' 57% good-to-excellent rating was "tied with 2011 for the fourth lowest rating in the past 12 years. Rating increases were evident in Minnesota, Kansas and Missouri."
Soybeans setting pods were 96%, up 3 percentage points from the previous week and even with the five-year average. Soybeans dropping leaves were 18%, up 9 percentage points from the previous week and 3 percentage points ahead of the average.
USDA pegged spring wheat harvest at 95% complete as of Sunday, Sept. 5. That's 7 percentage points ahead of the previous week and 12 percentage points ahead of the five-year average.
"Idaho was the farthest behind at 90% harvested," Hultman added.
As for the winter wheat crop, USDA said 5% was planted, up from the five-year average of 3% for this time of year. Washington and Colorado led the way at 36% and 22% planted, respectively.
The following are some other highlights from this week's Crop Progress report:
Sorghum coloring was pegged at 73%, 4 percentage points ahead of the average. Sorghum condition was rated 57% good to excellent, down 1 percentage point.
Cotton setting bolls was 94%, 38 percentage points behind the average pace. Cotton bolls opening was 29%, 5 percentage points behind the average. Cotton condition was rated 61% good to excellent, down 9 percentage points from the previous week.
Rice harvested was 28%, 3 percentage points behind the average pace. Rice condition was rated 75% good to excellent, down 2 percentage points from the previous week.
Oats were 97% harvested, 3 percentage points ahead of the average. Barley was 92% harvested, 5 percentage points ahead of the five-year average.
To view weekly crop progress reports issued by National Ag Statistics Service offices in individual states, visit http://www.nass.usda.gov/…. Look for the U.S. map in the "Find Data and Reports by" section and choose the state you wish to view in the drop-down menu. Then look for that state's "Crop Progress & Condition" report.
|National Crop Progress Summary|
|Soybeans Setting Pods||96||93||98||96|
|Soybeans Dropping Leaves||18||9||18||15|
|Cotton Setting Bolls||94||86||96||97|
|Cotton Bolls Opening||29||21||36||34|
|Spring Wheat Harvested||95||88||80||83|
|National Crop Condition Summary|
|(VP=Very Poor; P=Poor; F=Fair; G=Good; E=Excellent)|
|This Week||Last Week||Last Year|
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