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USDA Weekly Crop Progress     08/20

Crop Progress

ISSN: 1948-3007

Released August 20, 2018, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service 
(NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of 
Agriculture (USDA).

Corn Dough - Selected States
[These 18 States planted 92% of the 2017 corn acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : August 19,  : August 12,  : August 19,  :  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Colorado .......:     46            42            64            50      
Illinois .......:     89            90            94            85      
Indiana ........:     78            75            86            73      
Iowa ...........:     76            73            85            70      
Kansas .........:     81            77            88            81      
Kentucky .......:     74            70            80            70      
Michigan .......:     54            39            58            58      
Minnesota ......:     69            65            82            66      
Missouri .......:     89            88            95            87      
Nebraska .......:     80            77            88            79      
North Carolina .:     97            91            94            96      
North Dakota ...:     48            63            84            49      
Ohio ...........:     68            66            81            70      
Pennsylvania ...:     44            56            68            53      
South Dakota ...:     62            72            88            69      
Tennessee ......:     95            94            98            94      
Texas ..........:     89            91            93            88      
Wisconsin ......:     49            45            62            49      
                :                                                       
18 States ......:     74            73            85            72      
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Corn Dented - Selected States
[These 18 States planted 92% of the 2017 corn acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : August 19,  : August 12,  : August 19,  :  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Colorado .......:      6             3             8            11      
Illinois .......:     39            45            63            36      
Indiana ........:     37            26            43            28      
Iowa ...........:     19            22            42            21      
Kansas .........:     38            42            58            36      
Kentucky .......:     55            48            59            49      
Michigan .......:     10             7            14             9      
Minnesota ......:     11            12            26            14      
Missouri .......:     62            58            79            53      
Nebraska .......:     26            18            38            25      
North Carolina .:     88            69            80            86      
North Dakota ...:      5             6            29             6      
Ohio ...........:     15            16            34            18      
Pennsylvania ...:      5             8            22            17      
South Dakota ...:     12            11            38            12      
Tennessee ......:     69            56            71            66      
Texas ..........:     75            79            82            69      
Wisconsin ......:      5             4            18             9      
                :                                                       
18 States ......:     27            26            44            26      
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Corn Condition - Selected States: Week Ending August 19, 2018
[These 18 States planted 92% of the 2017 corn acreage]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Colorado .......:     3          16          24          50           7     
Illinois .......:     2           4          18          47          29     
Indiana ........:     2           7          20          52          19     
Iowa ...........:     2           6          19          52          21     
Kansas .........:     9          17          28          39           7     
Kentucky .......:     2           7          17          62          12     
Michigan .......:     5          14          30          44           7     
Minnesota ......:     2           5          19          49          25     
Missouri .......:    21          23          28          23           5     
Nebraska .......:     2           4          10          57          27     
North Carolina .:    11          20          34          28           7     
North Dakota ...:     2           6          22          55          15     
Ohio ...........:     1           4          18          58          19     
Pennsylvania ...:     1           5          20          42          32     
South Dakota ...:     4           8          23          47          18     
Tennessee ......:     3           5          24          49          19     
Texas ..........:    12          24          35          27           2     
Wisconsin ......:     2           5          18          43          32     
                :                                                           
18 States ......:     4           8          20          48          20     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     3           7          20          50          20     
Previous year ..:     3           9          26          48          14     
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Soybeans Setting Pods - Selected States
[These 18 States planted 96% of the 2017 soybean acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : August 19,  : August 12,  : August 19,  :  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:      95            95            97           90      
Illinois .......:      91            90            95           86      
Indiana ........:      85            85            92           86      
Iowa ...........:      87            89            93           85      
Kansas .........:      77            74            82           67      
Kentucky .......:      69            67            76           66      
Louisiana ......:     100           100           100           96      
Michigan .......:      84            69            80           86      
Minnesota ......:      90            92            97           88      
Mississippi ....:      95            93            96           90      
Missouri .......:      73            66            76           62      
Nebraska .......:      87            79            92           88      
North Carolina .:      63            54            65           60      
North Dakota ...:      87            89            97           89      
Ohio ...........:      82            84            90           84      
South Dakota ...:      88            81            91           85      
Tennessee ......:      83            78            88           77      
Wisconsin ......:      86            80            89           82      
                :                                                       
18 States ......:      86            84            91           83      
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Soybean Condition - Selected States: Week Ending August 19, 2018
[These 18 States planted 96% of the 2017 soybean acreage]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Arkansas .......:     3           7          26          48          16     
Illinois .......:     3           3          20          48          26     
Indiana ........:     2           6          21          52          19     
Iowa ...........:     2           5          23          54          16     
Kansas .........:     6          15          37          37           5     
Kentucky .......:     2           4          17          65          12     
Louisiana ......:     1           9          40          42           8     
Michigan .......:     3           8          26          54           9     
Minnesota ......:     3           6          24          48          19     
Mississippi ....:     -           4          26          53          17     
Missouri .......:    14          23          29          29           5     
Nebraska .......:     2           5          12          59          22     
North Carolina .:     5           7          36          43           9     
North Dakota ...:     2          15          29          48           6     
Ohio ...........:     1           4          20          56          19     
South Dakota ...:     5           8          27          46          14     
Tennessee ......:     2           5          24          47          22     
Wisconsin ......:     2           6          17          47          28     
                :                                                           
18 States ......:     3           8          24          49          16     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     3           7          24          50          16     
Previous year ..:     3           9          28          50          10     
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                         

Cotton Setting Bolls - Selected States
[These 15 States planted 99% of the 2017 cotton acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : August 19,  : August 12,  : August 19,  :  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Alabama ........:      96            89            92            95     
Arizona ........:      92            91            96            95     
Arkansas .......:     100           100           100           100     
California .....:      73            55            57            90     
Georgia ........:      93            84            92            92     
Kansas .........:      43            54            70            47     
Louisiana ......:      99           100           100            99     
Mississippi ....:      94            95            96            91     
Missouri .......:      89           100           100            82     
North Carolina .:      90            78            87            92     
Oklahoma .......:      66            70            80            74     
South Carolina .:      83            75            80            87     
Tennessee ......:      96            93            98            89     
Texas ..........:      84            71            82            82     
Virginia .......:      94            75            90            94     
                :                                                       
15 States ......:      87            77            86            86     
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Cotton Bolls Opening - Selected States
[These 15 States planted 98% of the 2017 cotton acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : August 19,  : August 12,  : August 19,  :  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Alabama ........:      5            10            22             9      
Arizona ........:     43            25            35            40      
Arkansas .......:      9             7            14            10      
California .....:      -             -             -             6      
Georgia ........:     10             3             7            10      
Kansas .........:      6             1             2             4      
Louisiana ......:     28            29            48            28      
Mississippi ....:     15            12            26            13      
Missouri .......:      -            26            40             1      
North Carolina .:      6             1             3             6      
Oklahoma .......:      3             4             6             3      
South Carolina .:      8             1             4             4      
Tennessee ......:      7             8            14             6      
Texas ..........:     14            17            19            14      
Virginia .......:      -             1             7             4      
                :                                                       
15 States ......:     12            13            17            12      
------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                     

Cotton Condition - Selected States: Week Ending August 19, 2018
[These 15 States planted 99% of the 2017 cotton acreage]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Alabama ........:     -           -          14          69          17     
Arizona ........:     2           3          43          44           8     
Arkansas .......:     -           3           9          50          38     
California .....:     -           -           -          30          70     
Georgia ........:     -           6          25          56          13     
Kansas .........:     1           2          32          53          12     
Louisiana ......:     -           2          43          51           4     
Mississippi ....:     -           6          21          51          22     
Missouri .......:     -          10          27          50          13     
North Carolina .:     3          13          24          51           9     
Oklahoma .......:    14          28          37          19           2     
South Carolina .:     -           3          20          55          22     
Tennessee ......:     2           5          19          50          24     
Texas ..........:    21          30          27          18           4     
Virginia .......:     1           3          13          80           3     
                :                                                           
15 States ......:    13          20          25          33           9     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:    14          20          26          32           8     
Previous year ..:     5           6          26          48          15     
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                         

Peanuts Pegging - Selected States
[These 8 States planted 96% of the 2017 peanut acreage]
-----------------------------------------------------------------
                 :            Week ending            :           
                 :-----------------------------------:           
      State      :August 19, :August 12, :August 19, : 2013-2017 
                 :   2017    :   2018    :   2018    :  Average  
-----------------------------------------------------------------
                 :                    percent                    
                 :                                               
Alabama .........:     95         97          98          96     
Florida .........:     99         93          99          99     
Georgia .........:    100         98          99          99     
North Carolina ..:     99         97          99          99     
Oklahoma ........:     83         79          93          89     
South Carolina ..:     96         88          91          99     
Texas ...........:     90         80          90          95     
Virginia ........:     96         94          99          96     
                 :                                               
8 States ........:     96         94          97          97     
-----------------------------------------------------------------

Peanut Condition - Selected States: Week Ending August 19, 2018
[These 8 States harvested 96% of the 2017 peanut acreage]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Alabama ........:     -           2          22          59          17     
Florida ........:     2           2          18          52          26     
Georgia ........:     1           4          17          61          17     
North Carolina .:     3           4          41          44           8     
Oklahoma .......:     -           3          14          74           9     
South Carolina .:     -           1           6          49          44     
Texas ..........:     -           2          44          54           -     
Virginia .......:     1           3          10          81           5     
                :                                                           
8 States .......:     1           3          22          58          16     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     1           3          23          58          15     
Previous year ..:     -           4          17          59          20     
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                         

Sorghum Headed - Selected States
[These 11 States planted 99% of the 2017 sorghum acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : August 19,  : August 12,  : August 19,  :  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:     100           100           100           100     
Colorado .......:      77            76            85            71     
Illinois .......:      90            81            88            81     
Kansas .........:      77            72            85            78     
Louisiana ......:     100           100           100           100     
Missouri .......:      92            80            87            86     
Nebraska .......:      90            92            96            90     
New Mexico .....:      47            45            63            40     
Oklahoma .......:      77            68            76            76     
South Dakota ...:      83            74            89            90     
Texas ..........:      91            87            90            89     
                :                                                       
11 States ......:      83            78            87            83     
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Sorghum Coloring - Selected States
[These 11 States planted 99% of the 2017 sorghum acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : August 19,  : August 12,  : August 19,  :  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:      90           92             95           87      
Colorado .......:      15           10             17           23      
Illinois .......:      60           52             62           49      
Kansas .........:      10           15             27           16      
Louisiana ......:     100           97            100           99      
Missouri .......:      51           37             44           39      
Nebraska .......:      22           23             43           25      
New Mexico .....:      21            6             25           10      
Oklahoma .......:      47           30             37           40      
South Dakota ...:      21           12             28           23      
Texas ..........:      77           77             80           77      
                :                                                       
11 States ......:      39           37             46           43      
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Sorghum Mature - Selected States
[These 11 States planted 99% of the 2017 sorghum acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : August 19,  : August 12,  : August 19,  :  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:     65            62            83            47      
Colorado .......:      -             -             -             1      
Illinois .......:     20            22            25             4      
Kansas .........:      -             -             -             -      
Louisiana ......:     89            86            91            87      
Missouri .......:      3             -             1             3      
Nebraska .......:      -             -             -             -      
New Mexico .....:      -             -             1             -      
Oklahoma .......:      9             6             8             6      
South Dakota ...:      3             -             -             1      
Texas ..........:     67            61            65            68      
                :                                                       
11 States ......:     25            21            23            27      
------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                     

Sorghum Condition - Selected States: Week Ending August 19, 2018
[These 11 States planted 99% of the 2017 sorghum acreage]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Arkansas .......:     -           2          46          41          11     
Colorado .......:     4          17          31          46           2     
Illinois .......:     -           6          27          59           8     
Kansas .........:     2           6          30          51          11     
Louisiana ......:     -           3          75          22           -     
Missouri .......:     4          20          40          32           4     
Nebraska .......:     1           2          13          62          22     
New Mexico .....:     -           5          45          46           4     
Oklahoma .......:     2           5          24          63           6     
South Dakota ...:     -           6          39          49           6     
Texas ..........:    12          26          39          18           5     
                :                                                           
11 States ......:     5          13          33          41           8     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     5          12          34          42           7     
Previous year ..:     2           5          27          56          10     
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                         

Rice Headed - Selected States
[These 6 States planted 100% of the 2017 rice acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : August 19,  : August 12,  : August 19,  :  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:      97            94            97           91      
California .....:      84            73            80           87      
Louisiana ......:     100           100           100           98      
Mississippi ....:      99            92            95           91      
Missouri .......:      90            91            97           83      
Texas ..........:     100           100           100           99      
                :                                                       
6 States .......:      95            91            95           91      
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Rice Harvested - Selected States
[These 6 States harvested 100% of the 2017 rice acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : August 19,  : August 12,  : August 19,  :  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Arkansas .......:      3             -             1             2      
California .....:      -             -             -             -      
Louisiana ......:     68            57            67            56      
Mississippi ....:      4             -             4             3      
Missouri .......:      1             -             -             -      
Texas ..........:     67            44            60            55      
                :                                                       
6 States .......:     15            11            15            13      
------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                     

Rice Condition - Selected States: Week Ending August 19, 2018
[These 6 States planted 100% of the 2017 rice acreage]
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      State     : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                          percent                          
                :                                                           
Arkansas .......:     1           5          28          47          19     
California .....:     -           -           5          90           5     
Louisiana ......:     -           4          23          65           8     
Mississippi ....:     -           1          23          56          20     
Missouri .......:     -          11          16          51          22     
Texas ..........:     -           1          50          44           5     
                :                                                           
6 States .......:     -           4          23          59          14     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:     1           6          24          57          12     
Previous year ..:     1           6          24          54          15     
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                         

Winter Wheat Harvested - Selected States
[These 18 States harvested 90% of the 2017 winter wheat acreage]
-----------------------------------------------------------------
                 :            Week ending            :           
                 :-----------------------------------:           
      State      :August 19, :August 12, :August 19, : 2013-2017 
                 :   2017    :   2018    :   2018    :  Average  
-----------------------------------------------------------------
                 :                    percent                    
                 :                                               
Arkansas ........:    100         100         100         100    
California ......:     99          98          99          99    
Colorado ........:    100         100         100         100    
Idaho ...........:     90          70          89          82    
Illinois ........:    100         100         100         100    
Indiana .........:    100         100         100         100    
Kansas ..........:    100         100         100         100    
Michigan ........:    100          96         100         100    
Missouri ........:    100         100         100         100    
Montana .........:     95          67          85          91    
Nebraska ........:    100          98         100         100    
North Carolina ..:    100         100         100         100    
Ohio ............:    100         100         100         100    
Oklahoma ........:    100         100         100         100    
Oregon ..........:     94          90          96          95    
South Dakota ....:     97          97          99          93    
Texas ...........:    100         100         100         100    
Washington ......:     87          70          84          89    
                 :                                               
18 States .......:     98          94          97          98    
-----------------------------------------------------------------

Spring Wheat Harvested - Selected States
[These 6 States harvested 99% of the 2017 spring wheat acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : August 19,  : August 12,  : August 19,  :  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Idaho ..........:     47            24            47            50      
Minnesota ......:     40            47            76            48      
Montana ........:     62            26            45            42      
North Dakota ...:     50            29            59            37      
South Dakota ...:     87            80            91            70      
Washington .....:     59            35            46            66      
                :                                                       
6 States .......:     55            35            60            44      
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Spring Wheat Condition - Selected States: Week Ending August 19, 2018
[These 6 States planted 99% of the 2017 spring wheat acreage]
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      State      : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                 :                          percent                          
                 :                                                           
Idaho ...........:     7           3          18          59          13     
Minnesota .......:     -           1          24          52          23     
Montana .........:     2          10          28          49          11     
North Dakota ....:     -           2          16          72          10     
South Dakota ....:     3          10          36          48           3     
Washington ......:     -           4          18          64          14     
                 :                                                           
6 States ........:     1           4          21          63          11     
                 :                                                           
Previous week ...:     1           4          20          62          13     
Previous year ...:    23          19          24          27           7     
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                          

Oats Harvested - Selected States
[These 9 States harvested 67% of the 2017 oat acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : August 19,  : August 12,  : August 19,  :  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Iowa ...........:      98            93            95            97     
Minnesota ......:      62            55            78            73     
Nebraska .......:      98            98           100            96     
North Dakota ...:      70            41            67            51     
Ohio ...........:      99            91            95            95     
Pennsylvania ...:      75            55            63            78     
South Dakota ...:      88            89            96            87     
Texas ..........:     100           100           100           100     
Wisconsin ......:      59            50            65            69     
                :                                                       
9 States .......:      76            67            80            77     
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Barley Harvested - Selected States
[These 5 States harvested 85% of the 2017 barley acreage]
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :               Week ending               :             
                :-----------------------------------------:             
      State     : August 19,  : August 12,  : August 19,  :  2013-2017  
                :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     :   Average   
------------------------------------------------------------------------
                :                        percent                        
                :                                                       
Idaho ..........:     61            34            62            56      
Minnesota ......:     77            71            89            62      
Montana ........:     70            32            51            59      
North Dakota ...:     72            52            81            51      
Washington .....:     52            40            65            63      
                :                                                       
5 States .......:     67            41            66            56      
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Barley Condition - Selected States: Week Ending August 19, 2018
[These 5 States planted 80% of the 2017 barley acreage]
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
      State      : Very poor :   Poor    :   Fair    :   Good    : Excellent 
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                 :                          percent                          
                 :                                                           
Idaho ...........:     1           1           9          70          19     
Minnesota .......:     -           3          20          56          21     
Montana .........:     2           5          26          53          14     
North Dakota ....:     -           3          15          76           6     
Washington ......:     -           2          13          75          10     
                 :                                                           
5 States ........:     1           3          18          65          13     
                 :                                                           
Previous week ...:     -           3          16          67          14     
Previous year ...:     9          13          29          39          10     
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-  Represents zero.                                                          

Pasture and Range Condition - Selected States: Week Ending August 19, 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          14          72          13     
Arizona ........:    56          27          10           6           1     
Arkansas .......:     7          21          40          28           4     
California .....:    30           5          30          30           5     
Colorado .......:    28          24          27          19           2     
Connecticut ....:    20          60          20           -           -     
Delaware .......:     3          14          36          45           2     
Florida ........:     -           5          20          52          23     
Georgia ........:     1           4          29          55          11     
Idaho ..........:     6          25          45          23           1     
Illinois .......:     4          19          35          33           9     
Indiana ........:     3          13          37          41           6     
Iowa ...........:    13          18          28          37           4     
Kansas .........:    13          20          35          28           4     
Kentucky .......:     2           9          22          58           9     
Louisiana ......:     4          22          40          32           2     
Maine ..........:     -           -          18          80           2     
Maryland .......:     2           6          19          56          17     
Massachusetts ..:     -           5          25          70           -     
Michigan .......:    12          28          31          25           4     
Minnesota ......:     4          13          28          47           8     
Mississippi ....:     2          11          37          46           4     
Missouri .......:    37          35          21           7           -     
Montana ........:     9          12          34          37           8     
Nebraska .......:     3           4          18          58          17     
Nevada .........:    10          15          45          30           -     
New Hampshire ..:     1          32          35          24           8     
New Jersey .....:     -           3          40          57           -     
New Mexico .....:    18          41          35           5           1     
New York .......:     3          12          32          42          11     
North Carolina .:     1          12          46          37           4     
North Dakota ...:     7          15          36          40           2     
Ohio ...........:     2          11          33          44          10     
Oklahoma .......:     4          17          37          39           3     
Oregon .........:    37          32          25           6           -     
Pennsylvania ...:     -           9          20          40          31     
Rhode Island ...:    35          30          30           5           -     
South Carolina .:     -           1          21          74           4     
South Dakota ...:     7          14          38          38           3     
Tennessee ......:     1          12          32          45          10     
Texas ..........:    17          34          36          13           -     
Utah ...........:    17          31          43           9           -     
Vermont ........:     -           -          75          25           -     
Virginia .......:     2           8          25          51          14     
Washington .....:    23          27          24          25           1     
West Virginia ..:     -           7          34          54           5     
Wisconsin ......:     2           8          27          44          19     
Wyoming ........:     7           9          33          41          10     
                :                                                           
48 States ......:    11          18          31          34           6     
                :                                                           
Previous week ..:    12          18          30          34           6     
Previous year ..:     8          14          31          39           8     
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Days Suitable for Fieldwork - Selected States
[Days suitable for Fieldwork are weighted based on
cropland acreage]
-----------------------------------------------------------
                 :               Week ending               
                 :-----------------------------------------
      State      : August 19,  : August 12,  : August 19,  
                 :    2017     :    2018     :    2018     
-----------------------------------------------------------
                 :                  Days                   
                 :                                         
Alabama .........:     5.0           5.6           5.4     
Arizona .........:     6.5           7.0           6.7     
Arkansas ........:     4.0           5.4           4.1     
California ......:     7.0           7.0           7.0     
Colorado ........:     5.9           6.5           6.3     
Connecticut .....:     6.0           4.0           3.0     
Delaware ........:     5.5           6.5           6.0     
Florida .........:     6.1           6.1           5.9     
Georgia .........:     6.2           5.2           5.3     
Idaho ...........:     6.9           6.9           6.9     
Illinois ........:     6.3           5.8           5.4     
Indiana .........:     6.3           5.1           4.1     
Iowa ............:     4.8           5.5           5.1     
Kansas ..........:     5.1           5.8           4.3     
Kentucky ........:     5.7           5.3           4.3     
Louisiana .......:     3.7           5.5           5.9     
Maine ...........:     6.0           5.4           5.0     
Maryland ........:     4.5           5.5           6.0     
Massachusetts ...:     6.0           5.0           5.1     
Michigan ........:     5.4           5.4           5.7     
Minnesota .......:     2.6           6.2           5.7     
Mississippi .....:     3.9           6.0           5.0     
Missouri ........:     5.1           6.1           4.9     
Montana .........:     6.8           7.0           6.9     
Nebraska ........:     4.6           6.0           5.4     
Nevada ..........:     7.0           7.0           7.0     
New Hampshire ...:     5.3           5.3           5.2     
New Jersey ......:     5.5           5.5           6.0     
New Mexico ......:     6.1           6.8           6.3     
New York ........:     5.0           4.5           2.5     
North Carolina ..:     5.3           4.3           5.3     
North Dakota ....:     5.1           6.9           6.7     
Ohio ............:     6.0           4.3           4.2     
Oklahoma ........:     3.4           5.9           3.8     
Oregon ..........:     6.9           7.0           7.0     
Pennsylvania ....:     5.5           4.0           3.5     
Rhode Island ....:     6.0           6.0           6.0     
South Carolina ..:     5.5           5.6           6.6     
South Dakota ....:     4.4           6.1           5.9     
Tennessee .......:     4.4           5.1           4.9     
Texas ...........:     5.5           6.2           5.8     
Utah ............:     6.9           6.9           7.0     
Vermont .........:     5.8           4.1           4.0     
Virginia ........:     5.7           4.8           5.1     
Washington ......:     7.0           6.8           6.3     
West Virginia ...:     5.5           4.3           3.9     
Wisconsin .......:     4.8           5.9           5.4     
Wyoming .........:     5.9           6.7           6.3     
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Topsoil Moisture Condition - Selected States: Week Ending
August 19, 2018
[National topsoil moisture conditions for selected States are
weighted based on cropland acreage]
----------------------------------------------------------------
      State     :Very short :   Short   : Adequate  :  Surplus  
----------------------------------------------------------------
                :                    percent                    
                :                                               
Alabama ........:     1          20          74           5     
Arizona ........:     -          15          83           2     
Arkansas .......:     1          18          67          14     
California .....:    55          15          30           -     
Colorado .......:    11          24          62           3     
Connecticut ....:     -           -          95           5     
Delaware .......:     1          30          57          12     
Florida ........:     2           6          73          19     
Georgia ........:     1          12          73          14     
Idaho ..........:    20          49          31           -     
Illinois .......:     8          26          63           3     
Indiana ........:     2          13          73          12     
Iowa ...........:    11          19          64           6     
Kansas .........:     5          17          71           7     
Kentucky .......:     1          18          68          13     
Louisiana ......:     5          42          49           4     
Maine ..........:    10          17          73           -     
Maryland .......:     2           8          55          35     
Massachusetts ..:     -           -          66          34     
Michigan .......:    14          38          46           2     
Minnesota ......:    10          23          61           6     
Mississippi ....:     4          29          56          11     
Missouri .......:    34          32          33           1     
Montana ........:    23          42          35           -     
Nebraska .......:     2          15          77           6     
Nevada .........:     5          55          40           -     
New Hampshire ..:     -          36          54          10     
New Jersey .....:     -           -          64          36     
New Mexico .....:    35          35          28           2     
New York .......:     5           9          59          27     
North Carolina .:     -           5          62          33     
North Dakota ...:    23          34          40           3     
Ohio ...........:     2          15          72          11     
Oklahoma .......:     6          15          74           5     
Oregon .........:    61          28          11           -     
Pennsylvania ...:     -           -          67          33     
Rhode Island ...:     5           5          88           2     
South Carolina .:     -           9          89           2     
South Dakota ...:    12          28          58           2     
Tennessee ......:     6          18          70           6     
Texas ..........:    21          37          40           2     
Utah ...........:    22          47          31           -     
Vermont ........:     -          75          25           -     
Virginia .......:     1          12          77          10     
Washington .....:    24          47          29           -     
West Virginia ..:     -          10          77          13     
Wisconsin ......:     7          25          66           2     
Wyoming ........:     8          31          61           -     
                :                                               
48 States ......:    13          25          56           6     
                :                                               
Previous week ..:    15          28          53           4     
Previous year ..:    13          24          57           6     
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Subsoil Moisture Condition - Selected States: Week Ending
August 19, 2018
[National subsoil moisture conditions for selected States are
weighted based on cropland acreage]
----------------------------------------------------------------
      State     :Very short :   Short   : Adequate  :  Surplus  
----------------------------------------------------------------
                :                    percent                    
                :                                               
Alabama ........:     1          14          80            5    
Arizona ........:     1          15          82            2    
Arkansas .......:     4          30          57            9    
California .....:    50          20          30            -    
Colorado .......:    17          25          56            2    
Connecticut ....:     -           -           -          100    
Delaware .......:    50          10          30           10    
Florida ........:     2           5          68           25    
Georgia ........:     1          10          77           12    
Idaho ..........:    19          46          35            -    
Illinois .......:     9          31          59            1    
Indiana ........:     3          18          73            6    
Iowa ...........:    10          19          66            5    
Kansas .........:     8          23          67            2    
Kentucky .......:     3          22          64           11    
Louisiana ......:     8          38          51            3    
Maine ..........:     5          30          65            -    
Maryland .......:     2          12          45           41    
Massachusetts ..:     -           2          80           18    
Michigan .......:    14          39          45            2    
Minnesota ......:     8          18          64           10    
Mississippi ....:     4          27          59           10    
Missouri .......:    43          34          23            -    
Montana ........:    15          42          43            -    
Nebraska .......:     2          21          73            4    
Nevada .........:     5          45          50            -    
New Hampshire ..:     2          43          47            8    
New Jersey .....:     -           -          73           27    
New Mexico .....:    34          46          18            2    
New York .......:     7          10          60           23    
North Carolina .:     1           6          62           31    
North Dakota ...:    18          36          43            3    
Ohio ...........:     3          15          74            8    
Oklahoma .......:    14          35          49            2    
Oregon .........:    54          31          15            -    
Pennsylvania ...:     -           -          65           35    
Rhode Island ...:     7           8          85            -    
South Carolina .:     -           6          93            1    
South Dakota ...:    12          29          57            2    
Tennessee ......:     7          25          65            3    
Texas ..........:    23          44          31            2    
Utah ...........:    23          41          36            -    
Vermont ........:    25          75           -            -    
Virginia .......:     -          14          79            7    
Washington .....:    22          43          35            -    
West Virginia ..:     1          10          79           10    
Wisconsin ......:     5          19          73            3    
Wyoming ........:    10          28          62            -    
                :                                               
48 States ......:    13          27          55            5    
                :                                               
Previous week ..:    14          29          53            4    
Previous year ..:    13          25          58            4    
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Crop Progress and Condition Tables Expected Next Week

Barley: HarvestedSorghum: Headed, Coloring, Mature, 
Corn: Dough, Dented, Mature,Harvested, Condition
ConditionSoybeans: Setting Pods, Dropping 
Leaves,
Cotton: Setting Bolls, Bolls Opening, Condition              Condition

Oats: HarvestedSpring Wheat: Harvested
Pasture and Range: ConditionDays Suitable for Fieldwork
Peanuts: ConditionTopsoil Moisture Condition
Rice: Harvested, ConditionSubsoil Moisture Condition





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