Updated Sorghum Progress in Oklahoma -Sept 19

USDA-NASS (National Agricultural Statistics Service) released estimates of crop progress on September 19th.  Oklahoma sorghum is more than 90% coloring, and more than one-half mature.

Oklahoma Sorghum:    Sept 4  (%)  Sept 11  (%)  Sept 19

Sorghum coloring           56                 73                   92

Sorghum mature            27                 33                   52

Sorghum harvested          9                 15                   24

Grain harvest in some fields in north-central Oklahoma have been abandoned due to a combination of sugarcane aphid infestations and low grain prices. Some of these fields will be baled.

Full NASS Report:

http://usda.mannlib.cornell.edu/usda/current/CropProg/CropProg-09-19-2016.pdf

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