The KAAPA Ethanol Weekly Crop Progress Report for October 12

The KAAPA Ethanol Weekly Crop Progress Report for October 12
October 12th, 2021 | Susan Littlefield

U.S. corn was 41% harvested compared to the five-year average of 31%, and soybeans were 49% harvested, ahead of the five-year average of 40%, as of Sunday, Oct. 10, USDA NASS said in its weekly Crop Progress report on Tuesday. 

U.S. corn condition was rated 59% good to excellent, unchanged from the previous week. Soybean condition was also rated 59% good to excellent, up 1 percentage point from the previous week.

Corn mature was 94%. Soybeans dropping leaves was 91%.

Winter wheat planting was 60%, equal to the five-year average. Thirty-one percent of the crop was emerged compared to the average of 35%.

Nebraska: Topsoil moisture supplies rated 7% very short, 38% short, 54% adequate, and 1% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 12% very short, 44% short, 43% adequate, and 1% surplus.

Field Crops Report: Corn condition rated 5% very poor, 7% poor, 18% fair, 44% good, and 26% excellent. Corn mature was 93%, near 95% last year and 89% for the five-year average. Harvested was 29%, near 32% last year, but ahead of 22% average. Soybean condition rated 2% very poor, 5% poor, 18% fair, 52% good, and 23% excellent. Soybeans harvested was 60%, behind 78% last year, but ahead of 42% average. Winter wheat planted was 88%, equal to last year, and near 89% average. Emerged was 60%, near 56% last year and 63% average. Sorghum condition rated 6% very poor, 14% poor, 28% fair, 38% good, and 14% excellent. Sorghum mature was 90%, near 94% last year and 89% average. Harvested was 38%, ahead of 29% last year and 24% average. Dry edible beans harvested was 81%, behind 86% last year.

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 12% very poor, 14% poor, 57% fair, 16% good, and 1% excellent.

Kansas: Topsoil moisture supplies rated 14% very short, 28% short, 51% adequate, and 7% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 13% very short, 36% short, 49% adequate, and 2% surplus.

Field Crops Report: Winter wheat planted was 63%, behind 71% last year, but ahead of 55% for the five-year average. Emerged was 31%, behind 47% last year, and near 33% average. Corn mature was 98%, near 95% last year, and ahead of 93% average. Harvested was 66%, ahead of 60% last year and 55% average. Soybean condition rated 6% very poor, 9% poor, 31% fair, 46% good, and 8% excellent. Soybeans dropping leaves was 84%, behind 90% last year, but near 82% average. Harvested was 27%, behind 37% last year, but ahead of 21% average. Sorghum condition rated 4% very poor, 11% poor, 31% fair, 45% good, and 9% excellent. Sorghum mature was 81%, behind 86% last year, but ahead of 74% average. Harvested was 32%, near 28% last year, and ahead of 20% average. Cotton condition rated 2% very poor, 6% poor, 39% fair, 50% good, and 3% excellent. Cotton bolls opening was 83%, ahead of 77% last year and 72% average. Harvested was 2%, equal to last year, and near 3% average. Sunflowers harvested was 27%, ahead of 19% last year and 12% average.

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 8% very poor, 18% poor, 38% fair, 34% good, and 2% excellent.

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