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United States Department of Agriculture

National Agricultural Statistics Service


Alabama Crop Progress
and Condition Report
Cooperating with the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries
Southern Region, Alabama Field Office · 4121 Carmichael Road · Montgomery, AL 36106 · (334) 279-3555 ·(334) 279-3590 FAX
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April 30, 2018 Media Contact: Cynthia Price

General Crop Progress for Week Ending 04/29/18


According to the National Agricultural Statistics Crop stage This week Prev week Prev year 5 Year avg
Service in Alabama, there were 4.1 days suitable for (percent) (percent) (percent) (percent)
fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, April 29, 2018.
Corn - Planted ................ 71 62 86 75
Precipitation estimates for the state ranged from 0.68 Corn - Emerged ............... 50 32 74 57
inches of rain up to 4.72 inches. Average high Cotton - Planted............... 9 3 10 13
Hay - 1st Cutting .............. 15 2 25 NA
temperatures ranged from the mid 60s to the high 70s. Peanuts - Planted ............ 12 2 6 8
Average low temperatures ranged from the high 40s to Soybeans - Planted ......... 1 0 NA NA
the low 60s. Winter wheat - Headed .... 75 59 89 68

County Comments Conditions for Week Ending 04/29/18


Cool soil conditions continued. Received some good Crop
Very
Poor Fair Good Excellent
rainfall this week. Peanut and cotton plantings are a poor
little behind normal. Some hay cuttings this week. (percent) (percent) (percent) (percent) (percent)
James Jones Jr, Henry County Cattle .......................... 0 3 14 73 10
Pasture and range ...... 0 3 16 69 12
Winter wheat............... 0 0 33 63 4
County is still experiencing unseasonably cool
overnight and early morning temperatures. Spring
planting is behind schedule due to rain. Soil Moisture for Week Ending 04/29/18
Previous
Belinda Woods, Cullman County Topsoil This week
week
5 Year avg

(percent) (percent) (percent)


Grass for hay and grazing are really good at this time.
Very short .................................. 0 1 3
Received adequate rainfall. Corn has been planted and Short .......................................... 3 2 8
crops such as cotton, peanuts and soybeans are being Adequate ................................... 72 66 64
planted at this time. Surplus ...................................... 25 31 25
Carol Nicholson, Bullock County Previous
Subsoil This week 5 Year avg
week
(percent) (percent) (percent)
Frost continued. Some corn that was planted early will
Very short .................................. 0 1 NA
have to be replanted due to wet conditions this week. Short .......................................... 2 3 NA
Fungicide had to be flown on wheat as producers could Adequate ................................... 74 72 NA
not get through the fields. Surplus ...................................... 24 24 NA

Tim Malone, Marion County

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