Mississippi Crop Progress Report: August 7, 2011

Angus Catchot, Extension Entomologist
By Angus Catchot, Extension Entomologist August 11, 2011 10:28

Mississippi Crop Progress Report: August 7, 2011

 Week ending August 7, 2011 Released: 3:00 P.M., August 8, 2011 :  According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service in Mississippi, there were 5.6 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, August 7, 2011. Last week was hot and dry for most areas. However, scattered showers helped producers who were lucky enough to receive them. Reports of insects are increasing and producers are treating fields as needed. Soil moisture was rated 7 percent very short, 27 percent short, 64 percent adequate and 2 percent surplus.

National Agricultures Statistics Services (Mississippi) Crop Progress for Week Ending 8/7/2011

Crop

This Week

Last Week

Last Year

5- Year Average

Corn Dough

99

98

100

100

Corn Dent

93

84

93

94

Corn Mature

44

23

58

51

Corn Harvested

6

4

9

5

Cotton Setting Bolls

94

82

99

96

Cotton Open Bolls

1

11

4

Peanuts Pegging

100

100

100

99

Rice Headed

90

79

94

80

Rice Mature

4

22

8

Sorghum Heading

100

94

100

100

Sorghum Coloring

50

37

78

71

Sorghum Mature

9

24

26

Soybeans Blooming

98

97

100

100

Soybeans Setting Pods

90

84

93

94

Soybeans Turning Color

10

5

23

25

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Angus Catchot, Extension Entomologist
By Angus Catchot, Extension Entomologist August 11, 2011 10:28
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