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USDA Seeks Feedback from Growers about 2019 Crops, Stocks, Livestock Inventories and Values

USDA Seeks Feedback from Growers about 2019 Crops, Stocks, Livestock Inventories and Values

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. – April 17, 2019 – Over the course of the next two months, U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will conduct two major mid-year surveys, the June Agricultural Survey and the June Area Survey. The agency will contact over 12,000 producers across the region to determine crop […]

USDA Cattle on Feed Report

USDA Cattle on Feed Report

COLORADO The number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in Colorado feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 head or larger was estimated at 1,060,000 head as of April 1, 2019. The latest inventory was 12 percent above April 1, 2018 inventory and 1 percent above the previous month’s inventory. The inventory […]

GRAIN STOCKS – MARCH 1, 2019

GRAIN STOCKS – MARCH 1, 2019

  ARIZONA Off-farm corn stocks in Arizona on March 1, 2019 were 2.69 million bushels, up 8 percent from March 1, 2018, according to the March 1 Agricultural Survey and March Grain Stocks Report conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Off-farm all wheat stocks in Arizona on […]

CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION - WEEK ENDING MARCH 24, 2019

CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION – WEEK ENDING MARCH 24, 2019

AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Wet conditions kept producers out of the field last week, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Northeastern county reporters noted calving and lambing were in full swing and fieldwork was delayed due to moisture. A reporter noted some fertilizer and chemical applications were made on […]

COLORADO WINTER WHEAT VARIETIES 2019 CROP

COLORADO WINTER WHEAT VARIETIES 2019 CROP

  This report  provides  the  results  of  the  Winter  Wheat  Seedings  by  Variety  Survey,  2019  Crop,  conducted  by  the  National Agricultural  Statistics  Service,  Mountain  Regional  Field  Office.  The  survey  was  funded  by  the  Colorado  Wheat Administrative Committee. Colorado wheat producers seeded an estimated 2.25 million acres to winter wheat in the fall of 2018 for […]

Livestock Slaughter - US Highlights - February 2019

Livestock Slaughter – US Highlights – February 2019

Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.17 billion pounds in February, up 3 percent from the 4.06 billion pounds produced in February 2018. Beef production, at 1.99 billion pounds, was slightly above the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.45 million head, up 2 percent from February 2018. The average live weight was […]

CATTLE ON FEED- March 22, 2019

CATTLE ON FEED- March 22, 2019

COLORADO The number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in Colorado feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 head or larger was estimated at 1,050,000 head as of March 1, 2019. The latest inventory was 1 percent above last month’s revised inventory of 1,040,000 head and up 11 percent from the March […]

Cattle on Feed Report

Cattle on Feed Report

COLORADO The number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in Colorado feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 head or larger was estimated at 1,030,000 head as of February 1, 2019. The latest inventory was up 2 percent from January 1, 2019 and up 7 percent from February 1, 2018. Cattle feeders […]

CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION - MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2019

CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION – MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2019

      AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Snowfall across Colorado during February boosted snowpack and brought relief to drought-stressed areas, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. However, nearly all counties were still experiencing abnormally dry conditions or worse at month’s end.   Reporters in northeastern counties noted winter kill […]

CATTLE ON FEED Report as of November 1, 2018

CATTLE ON FEED Report as of November 1, 2018

COLORADO The number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in Colorado feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 head or larger was estimated at 1,020,000 head as of November 1, 2018. The latest inventory was 4 percent above last month and 4 percent above the November 1, 2017 inventory. Cattle feeders with […]

NASS - USDA Crop Production Report, November 2018

NASS – USDA Crop Production Report, November 2018

  COLORADO HIGHLIGHTS Based on November 1 conditions, corn production in Colorado is forecast at 171.45 million bushels, down 8 percent from last year’s 185.90 million bushels, according to the November 1 Agricultural Yield Survey conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. The 1.35 million acres expected to […]

Livestock Slaughter - September 2018

Livestock Slaughter – September 2018

  UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.19 billion pounds in September, down 5 percent from the 4.41 billion pounds produced in September 2017. Beef production, at 2.16 billion pounds, was 3 percent below the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.62 million head, down 3 percent from September 2017. […]

CATTLE ON FEED

CATTLE ON FEED

      COLORADO The number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in Colorado feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 head or larger was estimated at 980,000 head as of October 1, 2018. The latest inventory was 9 percent above last month and 4 percent above the October 1, 2017 inventory. […]

Small Grains Report – September 2018

Small Grains Report – September 2018

    COLORADO HIGHLIGHTS All wheat production in Colorado, estimated at 70.50 million bushels, is down 20 percent from 2017, according to the September 1 Agricultural Survey conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. All wheat yield was 36.1 bushels per acre, down 7.1 bushels per acre from […]

Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report – September 1, 2018

Quarterly Hogs and Pigs Report – September 1, 2018

  COLORADO Colorado inventory of all hogs and pigs on September 1, 2018 was 780,000 head, up 3 percent from June 1, 2018 and up 3 percent from last year. Breeding inventory, at 155,000 head, was unchanged from the previous quarter, but down 5,000 head from last year. Market hog inventory, at 625,000 head, was up […]