May 22, 2022

WEEKLY CROP PROGRESS 5/15/22

NASS reported good corn planting progress this week however the pace remains well behind average.  The good news is that corn planting is ahead of the historic slow years of 2013 and 2019.  As of Sunday, corn planting was reported to be 49% complete vs. 78% last year and 67% on average.

Soybean planting is also well off the pace at 30% complete this week vs. 58% last year and 39% on average.

Conditions    (Good + Excellent)
Winter Wheat Conditions G/E: 27% TW vs. 29% LW, 48% LY
Crop Progress Summary
Corn Planted 49% TW vs. 22% LW, 78% LY, 67% AVG
Corn Emerged 14% TW vs. 5% LW, 38% LY, 32% AVG
Soybean Planted 30% TW vs. 12% LW, 58% LY, 39% AVG
Soybean Emerged 9% TW vs. 3% LW, 19% LY, 12% AVG
Milo Planted 26% TW vs. 22% LW, 26% LY, 30% AVG
Winter Wheat Headed 48% TW vs. 33% LW, 51% LY, 53% AVG
Spring Wheat Planted 39% TW vs. 27% LW, 83% LY, 67% AVG
Spring Wheat Emerged 16% TW vs. 9% LW, 44% LY, 30% AVG
Source: USDA/NASS

 

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NASS reports corn and soybean planting progress continue to lag far behind the average pace.  As of Sunday May 8th, corn planting is report 22% complete vs. 64% last year and 50% on average.  Soybean planting is reported 12% complete vs. 39% last year and 24% on average.  The forecast looks favorable for good progress over the next two weeks which is pressuring grain values.

Conditions    (Good + Excellent)
Winter Wheat Conditions G/E: 29% TW vs. 27% LW, 49% LY
Crop Progress Summary
Corn Planted 22% TW vs. 14% LW, 64% LY, 50% AVG
Corn Emerged 5% TW vs. 3% LW, 18% LY, 15% AVG
Soybean Planted 12% TW vs. 8% LW, 39% LY, 24% AVG
Soybean Emerged 3% TW vs. (NA)% LW, 9% LY, 4% AVG
Milo Planted 22% TW vs. 20% LW, 22% LY, 26% AVG
Winter Wheat Headed 33% TW vs. 23% LW, 36% LY, 40% AVG
Spring Wheat Planted 27% TW vs. 19% LW, 67% LY, 47% AVG
Spring Wheat Emerged 9% TW vs. 5% LW, 27% LY, 15% AVG
Source: USDA/NASS

 

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While there was some corn planting reported last week, progress remains well behind the average pace and far behind last year’s rapid pace.  Corn planting is 14% complete this week which was a bit below the expectations vs. last year at 42% and the 5-year average of 33% complete.

Soybean planting is also off to a slow start at 8% complete this week vs. 22% last year and 13% on average.

Conditions    (Good + Excellent)
Winter Wheat Conditions G/E: 27% TW vs. 27% LW, 48% LY
Crop Progress Summary
Corn Planted 14% TW vs. 7% LW, 42% LY, 33% AVG
Corn Emerged 3% TW vs. 2% LW, 7% LY, 6% AVG
Soybean Planted 8% TW vs. 3% LW, 22% LY, 13% AVG
Milo Planted 20% TW vs. 19% LW, 20% LY, 23% AVG
Winter Wheat Headed 23% TW vs. 11% LW, 26% LY, 29% AVG
Spring Wheat Planted 19% TW vs. 13% LW, 46% LY, 28% AVG
Spring Wheat Emerged 5% TW vs. 2% LW, 13% LY, 7% AVG
Source: USDA/NASS

 

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The gap between average corn planting progress and this year widened as there was little planting accomplished reported in this week’s Crop Progress Report.  Nebraska is the only major corn producing state that is near normal in corn planting progress.

Conditions    (Good + Excellent)
Winter Wheat Conditions G/E: 27% TW vs. 30% LW, 49% LY
Crop Progress Summary
Corn Planted 7% TW vs. 4% LW, 16% LY, 15% AVG
Corn Emerged 2% TW vs. (NA)% LW, 3% LY, 3% AVG
Soybean Planted 3% TW vs. 1% LW, 7% LY, 5% AVG
Milo Planted 19% TW vs. 17% LW, 18% LY, 21% AVG
Winter Wheat Headed 11% TW vs. 7% LW, 16% LY, 19% AVG
Spring Wheat Planted 13% TW vs. 8% LW, 27% LY, 15% AVG
Spring Wheat Emerged 2% TW vs. (NA)% LW, 7% LY, 4% AVG
Source: USDA/NASS

 

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The 2022 crop is off to a slow start due to cool, wet weather.  National corn planting is 4% complete vs. 7% last year and 6% on average.

Conditions    (Good + Excellent)
Winter Wheat Conditions G/E: 30% TW vs. 32% LW, 53% LY
Crop Progress Summary
Corn Planted 4% TW vs. 2% LW, 7% LY, 6% AVG
Soybean Planted 1% TW vs. (NA)% LW, 3% LY, 2% AVG
Milo Planted 17% TW vs. 14% LW, 15% LY, 19% AVG
Winter Wheat Headed 7% TW vs. 5% LW, 9% LY, 12% AVG
Spring Wheat Planted 8% TW vs. 6% LW, 18% LY, 9% AVG
Source: USDA/NASS

 

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