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USDA Weekly Crop Progress     09/17

Crop Progress

ISSN: 1948-3007

Released September 17, 2018, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service 
(NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of 
Agriculture (USDA).

Corn Dented - Selected States
[These 18 States planted 92% of the 2017 corn acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 16,:September 9, :September 16,:  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Colorado .......:      69           72             86           81      
Illinois .......:      88           96            100           91      
Indiana ........:      85           86             94           85      
Iowa ...........:      86           87             94           87      
Kansas .........:      90           89             94           92      
Kentucky .......:      92           90             94           91      
Michigan .......:      72           67             80           71      
Minnesota ......:      84           83             92           87      
Missouri .......:      96           95            100           96      
Nebraska .......:      93           86             92           91      
North Carolina .:     100           96             99           99      
North Dakota ...:      74           84             92           76      
Ohio ...........:      80           74             83           83      
Pennsylvania ...:      72           66             79           77      
South Dakota ...:      75           90             95           83      
Tennessee ......:      97           97             99           97      
Texas ..........:      91           92             95           90      
Wisconsin ......:      64           70             82           71      
                :                                                       
18 States ......:      84           86             93           86      
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Corn Mature - Selected States
[These 18 States planted 92% of the 2017 corn acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 16,:September 9, :September 16,:  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Colorado .......:     18             8            22            20      
Illinois .......:     37            56            75            47      
Indiana ........:     37            40            61            38      
Iowa ...........:     28            28            53            30      
Kansas .........:     59            49            63            53      
Kentucky .......:     75            74            81            72      
Michigan .......:     15            13            26            19      
Minnesota ......:     11            17            42            19      
Missouri .......:     58            66            81            61      
Nebraska .......:     34            22            44            33      
North Carolina .:     92            90            93            94      
North Dakota ...:     15            26            46            17      
Ohio ...........:     25            26            41            26      
Pennsylvania ...:     31            14            31            34      
South Dakota ...:     13            29            44            23      
Tennessee ......:     87            73            84            80      
Texas ..........:     73            72            80            74      
Wisconsin ......:      9            21            36            20      
                :                                                       
18 States ......:     32            35            54            36      
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Corn Harvested - Selected States
[These 18 States harvested 94% of the 2017 corn acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 16,:September 9, :September 16,:  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Colorado .......:      2             -             -             1      
Illinois .......:      5             4            12             5      
Indiana ........:      4             2             7             4      
Iowa ...........:      1             -             2             1      
Kansas .........:     18             9            16            16      
Kentucky .......:     28            24            34            26      
Michigan .......:      3             -             1             1      
Minnesota ......:      -             -             1             -      
Missouri .......:     20            12            25            18      
Nebraska .......:      2             1             4             2      
North Carolina .:     66            43            66            64      
North Dakota ...:      -             -             1             -      
Ohio ...........:      1             -             2             1      
Pennsylvania ...:      4             1             1             6      
South Dakota ...:      -             -             2             1      
Tennessee ......:     43            23            40            35      
Texas ..........:     66            63            66            61      
Wisconsin ......:      -             -             1             -      
                :                                                       
18 States ......:      7             5             9             6      
------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                     

Corn Condition - Selected States: Week Ending September 16, 2018
[These 18 States planted 92% of the 2017 corn acreage]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Colorado .......:     2           5          14          70           9     
Illinois .......:     2           4          18          45          31     
Indiana ........:     2           6          21          51          20     
Iowa ...........:     2           6          19          53          20     
Kansas .........:    10          16          27          39           8     
Kentucky .......:     2           5          16          63          14     
Michigan .......:     6          14          29          42           9     
Minnesota ......:     2           4          17          53          24     
Missouri .......:    20          21          30          24           5     
Nebraska .......:     2           4          12          50          32     
North Carolina .:    11          20          36          27           6     
North Dakota ...:     2          11          25          51          11     
Ohio ...........:     1           3          17          58          21     
Pennsylvania ...:     -           2          18          52          28     
South Dakota ...:     7           9          21          44          19     
Tennessee ......:     2           7          18          55          18     
Texas ..........:    12          24          35          27           2     
Wisconsin ......:     3           6          17          42          32     
                :                                                           
18 States ......:     4           8          20          47          21     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     4           8          20          47          21     
Previous year ..:     4           9          26          48          13     
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                         

Soybeans Dropping Leaves - Selected States
[These 18 States planted 95% of the 2017 soybean acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 16,:September 9, :September 16,:  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:     56            28            40            47      
Illinois .......:     29            37            58            28      
Indiana ........:     41            41            63            43      
Iowa ...........:     28            17            50            25      
Kansas .........:     35            16            28            26      
Kentucky .......:     25            19            32            22      
Louisiana ......:     84            78            83            77      
Michigan .......:     40            21            38            34      
Minnesota ......:     33            24            59            36      
Mississippi ....:     70            56            69            58      
Missouri .......:     18             9            22            16      
Nebraska .......:     50            31            64            44      
North Carolina .:     25            17            29            21      
North Dakota ...:     69            57            81            64      
Ohio ...........:     32            31            48            41      
South Dakota ...:     46            45            68            51      
Tennessee ......:     35            23            41            35      
Wisconsin ......:     17            14            37            22      
                :                                                       
18 States ......:     38            31            53            36      
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Soybeans Harvested - Selected States
[These 18 States harvested 95% of the 2017 soybean acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 16,:September 9, :September 16,:  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:     23              4            9            18      
Illinois .......:      1              1            4             -      
Indiana ........:      2           (NA)            2             2      
Iowa ...........:      1           (NA)            2             -      
Kansas .........:      1           (NA)            -             -      
Kentucky .......:      4              2            8             3      
Louisiana ......:     60             42           51            50      
Michigan .......:      -           (NA)            -             -      
Minnesota ......:      2              1            7             2      
Mississippi ....:     37             22           33            28      
Missouri .......:      1           (NA)            2             1      
Nebraska .......:      3           (NA)            3             1      
North Carolina .:      1           (NA)            3             1      
North Dakota ...:      2              3           10             2      
Ohio ...........:      1           (NA)            1             1      
South Dakota ...:      -              1            6             1      
Tennessee ......:      3              3            8             3      
Wisconsin ......:      -           (NA)            1             -      
                :                                                       
18 States ......:      4           (NA)            6             3      
------------------------------------------------------------------------
-    Represents zero.                                                   
(NA) Not available.                                                     

Soybean Condition - Selected States: Week Ending September 16, 2018
[These 18 States planted 96% of the 2017 soybean acreage]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Arkansas .......:     2           7          29          45          17     
Illinois .......:     2           4          17          47          30     
Indiana ........:     2           7          21          51          19     
Iowa ...........:     2           5          21          53          19     
Kansas .........:     3           9          32          46          10     
Kentucky .......:     2           4          15          65          14     
Louisiana ......:     2          10          35          41          12     
Michigan .......:     3           7          25          51          14     
Minnesota ......:     3           6          22          49          20     
Mississippi ....:     -           5          29          49          17     
Missouri .......:     7          17          30          38           8     
Nebraska .......:     1           4          11          55          29     
North Carolina .:     4           8          33          48           7     
North Dakota ...:     4          16          29          45           6     
Ohio ...........:     1           3          17          59          20     
South Dakota ...:     8           9          23          44          16     
Tennessee ......:     2           4          25          54          15     
Wisconsin ......:     2           7          17          45          29     
                :                                                           
18 States ......:     3           7          23          49          18     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     3           7          22          50          18     
Previous year ..:     3           9          29          48          11     
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                         

Cotton Bolls Opening - Selected States
[These 15 States planted 98% of the 2017 cotton acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 16,:September 9, :September 16,:  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Alabama ........:     49            54            67            53      
Arizona ........:     90            74            87            81      
Arkansas .......:     67            72            89            70      
California .....:     27             4            10            52      
Georgia ........:     63            40            55            66      
Kansas .........:     28            24            38            24      
Louisiana ......:     91            91            95            90      
Mississippi ....:     59            69            81            67      
Missouri .......:     59            66            82            40      
North Carolina .:     52            43            59            54      
Oklahoma .......:     42            36            49            40      
South Carolina .:     61            28            37            58      
Tennessee ......:     47            68            80            46      
Texas ..........:     30            30            37            35      
Virginia .......:     39            37            43            43      
                :                                                       
15 States ......:     43            39            49            46      
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Cotton Harvested - Selected States
[These 15 States harvested 98% of the 2017 cotton acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 16,:September 9, :September 16,:  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Alabama ........:      2             -             -             1      
Arizona ........:     12             8            14             8      
Arkansas .......:      -             -             1             1      
California .....:      -             -             -             -      
Georgia ........:      2             -             1             1      
Kansas .........:      2             -             -             1      
Louisiana ......:      7             8            14             8      
Mississippi ....:      1             1             6             2      
Missouri .......:      -             -             2             -      
North Carolina .:      -             -             1             -      
Oklahoma .......:      -             -             -             -      
South Carolina .:      -             -             2             1      
Tennessee ......:      -             -             2             1      
Texas ..........:     18            18            22            12      
Virginia .......:      -             -             -             -      
                :                                                       
15 States ......:     11            10            13             6      
------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                     

Cotton Condition - Selected States: Week Ending September 16, 2018
[These 15 States planted 99% of the 2017 cotton acreage]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Alabama ........:     1           1          18          62          18     
Arizona ........:     1           2          55          34           8     
Arkansas .......:     1           4          14          44          37     
California .....:     -           -           -          30          70     
Georgia ........:     -           8          28          53          11     
Kansas .........:     1           2          25          55          17     
Louisiana ......:     -           3          33          58           6     
Mississippi ....:     -           5          23          45          27     
Missouri .......:     2          11          31          44          12     
North Carolina .:     5          14          33          43           5     
Oklahoma .......:     4          15          52          28           1     
South Carolina .:     1           7          38          42          12     
Tennessee ......:     1           1          19          65          14     
Texas ..........:    13          36          29          18           4     
Virginia .......:     1           3          10          83           3     
                :                                                           
15 States ......:     8          24          29          30           9     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:    13          21          28          29           9     
Previous year ..:     6           8          25          44          17     
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                         

Sugarbeets Harvested - Selected States
[These 4 States harvested 83% of the 2017 sugarbeet acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 16,:September 9, :September 16,:  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Idaho ..........:     14             8            15            10      
Michigan .......:     10            12            18             8      
Minnesota ......:      8             -             9             8      
North Dakota ...:      9             8             9             8      
                :                                                       
4 States .......:      9             5            12             8      
------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                     

Sorghum Coloring - Selected States
[These 11 States planted 99% of the 2017 sorghum acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 16,:September 9, :September 16,:  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:     100           100           100           100     
Colorado .......:      78            75            88            75     
Illinois .......:      88            86            90            86     
Kansas .........:      79            74            86            80     
Louisiana ......:     100           100           100           100     
Missouri .......:      88            78            83            88     
Nebraska .......:      90            83            91            91     
New Mexico .....:      75            60            65            50     
Oklahoma .......:      80            66            79            84     
South Dakota ...:      71            61            77            84     
Texas ..........:      88            90            95            87     
                :                                                       
11 States ......:      83            79            88            83     
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Sorghum Mature - Selected States
[These 11 States planted 99% of the 2017 sorghum acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 16,:September 9, :September 16,:  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:      97            99           100            95     
Colorado .......:      12             9            13            18     
Illinois .......:      55            56            67            39     
Kansas .........:      19            10            20            20     
Louisiana ......:     100           100           100           100     
Missouri .......:      52            22            40            47     
Nebraska .......:      28            13            28            21     
New Mexico .....:       9             3             4             6     
Oklahoma .......:      44            29            40            44     
South Dakota ...:      16             4            16            19     
Texas ..........:      74            78            80            77     
                :                                                       
11 States ......:      42            34            41            44     
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Sorghum Harvested - Selected States
[These 11 States harvested 99% of the 2017 sorghum acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 16,:September 9, :September 16,:  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:     81            61            85            71      
Colorado .......:      -             -             -             1      
Illinois .......:      1             -             2             2      
Kansas .........:      4             2             3             3      
Louisiana ......:     97            96            99            95      
Missouri .......:     10             1             4             7      
Nebraska .......:      2             -             -             -      
New Mexico .....:      1             -             1             -      
Oklahoma .......:     16             8            12            16      
South Dakota ...:      -             -             -             1      
Texas ..........:     69            66            70            65      
                :                                                       
11 States ......:     28            24            26            29      
------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                     

Sorghum Condition - Selected States: Week Ending September 16, 2018
[These 11 States planted 99% of the 2017 sorghum acreage]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Arkansas .......:     -           2          47          43           8     
Colorado .......:     4           6          25          62           3     
Illinois .......:     -           4          22          58          16     
Kansas .........:     2           6          24          54          14     
Louisiana ......:     -           3          75          22           -     
Missouri .......:     5          21          37          30           7     
Nebraska .......:     -           2          14          58          26     
New Mexico .....:     -           5          40          53           2     
Oklahoma .......:     7           5          24          60           4     
South Dakota ...:     1           5          26          67           1     
Texas ..........:    12          26          39          18           5     
                :                                                           
11 States ......:     5          12          30          44           9     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     5          12          30          42          11     
Previous year ..:     2           6          27          53          12     
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                         

Peanuts Harvested - Selected States
[These 8 States harvested 96% of the 2017 peanut acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 16,:September 9, :September 16,:  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Alabama ........:      1             -             -             2      
Florida ........:     17             5            16            19      
Georgia ........:      5             1             3             4      
North Carolina .:      1             -             -             1      
Oklahoma .......:      -             -             -             1      
South Carolina .:      4             -             1             6      
Texas ..........:      3             -             -             2      
Virginia .......:      1             1             3             1      
                :                                                       
8 States .......:      6             1             3             6      
------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                     

Peanut Condition - Selected States: Week Ending September 16, 2018
[These 8 States harvested 96% of the 2017 peanut acreage]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Alabama ........:     1           1          15          63          20     
Florida ........:     -           1          15          61          23     
Georgia ........:     1           5          18          60          16     
North Carolina .:     4           8          32          51           5     
Oklahoma .......:     -           4          15          69          12     
South Carolina .:     1           3          23          48          25     
Texas ..........:     8           1          41          50           -     
Virginia .......:     1           4          10          82           3     
                :                                                           
8 States .......:     2           4          22          57          15     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     1           4          23          56          16     
Previous year ..:     -           5          19          59          17     
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                         

Rice Harvested - Selected States
[These 6 States harvested 100% of the 2017 rice acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 16,:September 9, :September 16,:  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:     56            33            47            47      
California .....:      3             2             6             7      
Louisiana ......:     94            89            93            92      
Mississippi ....:     60            65            70            45      
Missouri .......:     26             9            21            23      
Texas ..........:     95            92            94            95      
                :                                                       
6 States .......:     53            40            49            47      
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Rice Condition - Selected States: Week Ending September 16, 2018
[These 6 States planted 100% of the 2017 rice acreage]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Arkansas .......:     1           5          24          48          22     
California .....:     -           -           5          90           5     
Louisiana ......:     -           4          23          65           8     
Mississippi ....:     -           1          23          54          22     
Missouri .......:     -          10          19          50          21     
Texas ..........:     -           1          50          44           5     
                :                                                           
6 States .......:     -           4          22          58          16     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     -           3          22          59          16     
Previous year ..:     1           6          24          52          17     
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                         

Spring Wheat Harvested - Selected States
[These 6 States harvested 99% of the 2017 spring wheat acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 16,:September 9, :September 16,:  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Idaho ..........:      99            89            97           98      
Minnesota ......:     100            99           100           95      
Montana ........:      99            87            94           89      
North Dakota ...:      97            94            97           90      
South Dakota ...:     100           100           100           99      
Washington .....:      98            90            96           99      
                :                                                       
6 States .......:      98            93            97           92      
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Barley Harvested - Selected States
[These 5 States harvested 85% of the 2017 barley acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 16,:September 9, :September 16,:  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Idaho ..........:      99            97            98           97      
Minnesota ......:     100           100           100           98      
Montana ........:      98            85            92           97      
North Dakota ...:      98            96            98           94      
Washington .....:      95            91            94           99      
                :                                                       
5 States .......:      99            92            96           97      
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Winter Wheat Planted - Selected States
[These 18 States planted 90% of the 2017 winter wheat acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     :September 16,:September 9, :September 16,:  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:      1             -             -             -      
California .....:      5             -             2             2      
Colorado .......:     21             7            24            27      
Idaho ..........:     20             9            24            19      
Illinois .......:      -             -             -             1      
Indiana ........:      2             1             4             2      
Kansas .........:      6             3             7             7      
Michigan .......:      2             1             3             4      
Missouri .......:      1             -             -             1      
Montana ........:     16             -             -            23      
Nebraska .......:     21             4            22            30      
North Carolina .:      1             -             -             -      
Ohio ...........:      1             -             -             1      
Oklahoma .......:     10             2            12            11      
Oregon .........:      7             6            10             9      
South Dakota ...:     26             7            29            23      
Texas ..........:     13             5            13            13      
Washington .....:     39            29            47            44      
                :                                                       
18 States ......:     12             5            13            14      
------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                     

Pasture and Range Condition - Selected States: Week Ending
September 16, 2018
[National pasture and range conditions for selected States are weighted
based on pasture acreage and/or livestock inventories]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Alabama ........:     1           4          17          68          10     
Arizona ........:    32          33          15          13           7     
Arkansas .......:     6          12          31          42           9     
California .....:    40          20          15          20           5     
Colorado .......:    26          21          22          29           2     
Connecticut ....:    30          60          10           -           -     
Delaware .......:     2           3          31          60           4     
Florida ........:     -           5          20          58          17     
Georgia ........:     1           9          35          49           6     
Idaho ..........:     7          31          40          22           -     
Illinois .......:     6           7          27          45          15     
Indiana ........:     5          10          38          41           6     
Iowa ...........:     4          12          34          44           6     
Kansas .........:     6          13          34          42           5     
Kentucky .......:     2           9          23          56          10     
Louisiana ......:     5          15          43          33           4     
Maine ..........:     -          10          33          57           -     
Maryland .......:     1           5          31          57           6     
Massachusetts ..:     -           5          25          65           5     
Michigan .......:     6          15          34          38           7     
Minnesota ......:     5          14          31          44           6     
Mississippi ....:     1          12          39          44           4     
Missouri .......:    15          23          37          23           2     
Montana ........:    11          17          32          35           5     
Nebraska .......:     2           3          16          63          16     
Nevada .........:    10          20          40          30           -     
New Hampshire ..:     3           9          45          36           7     
New Jersey .....:     -           8          47          43           2     
New Mexico .....:    14          37          36          12           1     
New York .......:     3           7          32          43          15     
North Carolina .:     3          13          43          40           1     
North Dakota ...:    10          21          39          28           2     
Ohio ...........:     1           6          36          49           8     
Oklahoma .......:     6          16          34          41           3     
Oregon .........:    58          23          17           2           -     
Pennsylvania ...:     -           7          24          38          31     
Rhode Island ...:    30          60          10           -           -     
South Carolina .:     -           9          53          38           -     
South Dakota ...:    13          16          29          38           4     
Tennessee ......:     1          14          31          46           8     
Texas ..........:    10          23          36          25           6     
Utah ...........:    23          37          33           7           -     
Vermont ........:     1          10          57          32           -     
Virginia .......:     4          14          32          40          10     
Washington .....:    25          31          25          19           -     
West Virginia ..:     -          16          34          45           5     
Wisconsin ......:     3           8          25          42          22     
Wyoming ........:     7          17          36          32           8     
                :                                                           
48 States ......:     9          16          31          38           6     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     9          17          31          36           7     
Previous year ..:     9          15          31          38           7     
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Days Suitable for Fieldwork - Selected States
[Days suitable for Fieldwork are weighted based on
cropland acreage]
-----------------------------------------------------------
                 :               Week ending               
                 :-----------------------------------------
      State      :September 16,:September 9, :September 16,
                 :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     
-----------------------------------------------------------
                 :                  Days                   
                 :                                         
Alabama .........:     4.4           5.0           5.7     
Arizona .........:     7.0           7.0           7.0     
Arkansas ........:     5.9           4.2           5.4     
California ......:     7.0           7.0           7.0     
Colorado ........:     6.8           6.0           6.9     
Connecticut .....:     6.0           6.2           2.0     
Delaware ........:     7.0           5.5           2.0     
Florida .........:     4.2           5.7           6.0     
Georgia .........:     3.9           6.2           6.2     
Idaho ...........:     6.2           6.9           6.6     
Illinois ........:     6.8           3.9           5.9     
Indiana .........:     5.9           4.2           4.9     
Iowa ............:     6.2           2.1           6.0     
Kansas ..........:     6.6           1.8           5.5     
Kentucky ........:     4.5           5.1           5.4     
Louisiana .......:     6.5           4.2           3.7     
Maine ...........:     6.9           6.7           5.9     
Maryland ........:     5.5           6.0           1.5     
Massachusetts ...:     7.0           6.8           5.0     
Michigan ........:     6.5           4.5           5.9     
Minnesota .......:     5.7           5.0           6.1     
Mississippi .....:     4.5           3.6           5.2     
Missouri ........:     6.4           3.0           6.3     
Montana .........:     4.8           6.8           6.4     
Nebraska ........:     6.4           4.1           6.6     
Nevada ..........:     6.6           7.0           7.0     
New Hampshire ...:     6.4           6.2           6.2     
New Jersey ......:     6.5           6.0           6.0     
New Mexico ......:     7.0           5.8           7.0     
New York ........:     6.0           5.5           5.5     
North Carolina ..:     5.6           6.6           3.7     
North Dakota ....:     5.0           5.9           5.8     
Ohio ............:     5.6           4.4           4.0     
Oklahoma ........:     6.6           3.5           6.0     
Oregon ..........:     6.8           6.9           6.5     
Pennsylvania ....:     6.0           4.5           2.5     
Rhode Island ....:     6.5           6.5           5.0     
South Carolina ..:     4.4           6.8           5.4     
South Dakota ....:     5.7           6.4           6.6     
Tennessee .......:     3.8           5.5           5.9     
Texas ...........:     6.7           5.0           5.0     
Utah ............:     5.8           7.0           7.0     
Vermont .........:     6.8           4.9           5.7     
Virginia ........:     6.3           5.4           3.3     
Washington ......:     6.5           6.9           6.8     
West Virginia ...:     6.2           3.6           3.8     
Wisconsin .......:     6.6           3.3           6.6     
Wyoming .........:     5.6           6.9           6.9     
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Topsoil Moisture Condition - Selected States: Week Ending
September 16, 2018
[National topsoil moisture conditions for selected States are
weighted based on cropland acreage]
----------------------------------------------------------------
      State     :Very short :   Short   : Adequate  :  Surplus  
----------------------------------------------------------------
                :                    percent                    
                :                                               
Alabama ........:     3          24           65          8     
Arizona ........:     -          17           82          1     
Arkansas .......:     1          14           70         15     
California .....:    70           5           25          -     
Colorado .......:    12          35           52          1     
Connecticut ....:     -           -           85         15     
Delaware .......:     -           -           37         63     
Florida ........:     -           5           71         24     
Georgia ........:     9          36           53          2     
Idaho ..........:    23          46           31          -     
Illinois .......:     3          10           80          7     
Indiana ........:     1           7           80         12     
Iowa ...........:     1           5           84         10     
Kansas .........:     2          10           80          8     
Kentucky .......:     3          14           68         15     
Louisiana ......:     3          14           67         16     
Maine ..........:     -          48           45          7     
Maryland .......:     -           -           77         23     
Massachusetts ..:     -          11           79         10     
Michigan .......:     5          13           75          7     
Minnesota ......:     2          16           77          5     
Mississippi ....:     1           9           65         25     
Missouri .......:     7          28           65          -     
Montana ........:    20          40           40          -     
Nebraska .......:     3          14           80          3     
Nevada .........:    20          70           10          -     
New Hampshire ..:     8           9           83          -     
New Jersey .....:     -           -           40         60     
New Mexico .....:    19          36           43          2     
New York .......:     1           7           74         18     
North Carolina .:     -           1           20         79     
North Dakota ...:    18          32           48          2     
Ohio ...........:     -           6           66         28     
Oklahoma .......:     8          26           63          3     
Oregon .........:    58          35            7          -     
Pennsylvania ...:     -           -           49         51     
Rhode Island ...:     -           -          100          -     
South Carolina .:    10          16           44         30     
South Dakota ...:    18          29           52          1     
Tennessee ......:     3          23           72          2     
Texas ..........:     7          23           55         15     
Utah ...........:    29          45           26          -     
Vermont ........:    29          33           38          -     
Virginia .......:     -           1           56         43     
Washington .....:    22          41           37          -     
West Virginia ..:     -          10           47         43     
Wisconsin ......:     1           6           81         12     
Wyoming ........:    22          39           39          -     
                :                                               
48 States ......:     9          19           63          9     
                :                                               
Previous week ..:     9          19           58         14     
Previous year ..:    14          31           52          3     
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Subsoil Moisture Condition - Selected States: Week Ending
September 16, 2018
[National subsoil moisture conditions for selected States are
weighted based on cropland acreage]
----------------------------------------------------------------
      State     :Very short :   Short   : Adequate  :  Surplus  
----------------------------------------------------------------
                :                    percent                    
                :                                               
Alabama ........:     4          26          66            4    
Arizona ........:     -          16          83            1    
Arkansas .......:     4          17          70            9    
California .....:    70          10          20            -    
Colorado .......:    13          29          57            1    
Connecticut ....:     -           -           -          100    
Delaware .......:     -           -          64           36    
Florida ........:     -           8          64           28    
Georgia ........:     6          30          62            2    
Idaho ..........:    21          49          30            -    
Illinois .......:     3          15          77            5    
Indiana ........:     1           7          82           10    
Iowa ...........:     3           7          77           13    
Kansas .........:     3          13          82            2    
Kentucky .......:     3          15          72           10    
Louisiana ......:     3          26          63            8    
Maine ..........:     -          24          76            -    
Maryland .......:     -           -          76           24    
Massachusetts ..:     -           8          91            1    
Michigan .......:     3          16          72            9    
Minnesota ......:     7          15          70            8    
Mississippi ....:     2          20          52           26    
Missouri .......:    18          31          51            -    
Montana ........:    21          40          39            -    
Nebraska .......:     1          14          82            3    
Nevada .........:    20          65          15            -    
New Hampshire ..:     8           8          84            -    
New Jersey .....:     -           -          70           30    
New Mexico .....:    46          30          23            1    
New York .......:     1           7          77           15    
North Carolina .:     -           2          28           70    
North Dakota ...:    19          33          46            2    
Ohio ...........:     -           5          70           25    
Oklahoma .......:    13          30          54            3    
Oregon .........:    63          29           8            -    
Pennsylvania ...:     -           -          56           44    
Rhode Island ...:     -          40          60            -    
South Carolina .:     9          17          45           29    
South Dakota ...:    19          28          52            1    
Tennessee ......:     8          25          66            1    
Texas ..........:    10          31          50            9    
Utah ...........:    38          38          24            -    
Vermont ........:    43          19          38            -    
Virginia .......:     -           2          66           32    
Washington .....:    20          34          46            -    
West Virginia ..:     -           9          60           31    
Wisconsin ......:     1           6          81           12    
Wyoming ........:    22          35          43            -    
                :                                               
48 States ......:    11          20          61            8    
                :                                               
Previous week ..:    10          23          58            9    
Previous year ..:    14          31          52            3    
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Crop Progress and Condition Tables Expected Next Week

Corn: Dented, Mature, Harvested, ConditionSoybeans: Dropping 
Leaves, Harvested, 
Cotton: Bolls Opening, Harvested, ConditionCondition
Pasture and Range: ConditionSugarbeets: Harvested
Peanuts: Harvested, ConditionWinter Wheat: Planted
Rice: HarvestedDays Suitable for Fieldwork
Sorghum: Coloring, Mature, Harvested,Topsoil Moisture 
Condition
ConditionSubsoil Moisture Condition





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