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2018 Irrigation and Water Management Data Now Available

2018 Irrigation and Water Management Data Now Available

  WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2019 – There were 231,474 farms with 55.9 million irrigated acres, which included 83.4 million acre-feet of water applied in the United States, according to the 2018 Irrigation and Water Management Survey results, published today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). In 2013, the irrigation survey […]

Colorado Crop Progress and Condition Report - WEEK ENDING NOVEMBER 10, 2019

Colorado Crop Progress and Condition Report – WEEK ENDING NOVEMBER 10, 2019

  AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Mostly dry weather last week aided harvest of fall crops, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. In northeastern counties, a reporter noted higher humidity and precipitation delayed fieldwork slightly for producers, but was expected to improve winter wheat emergence in bare areas if temperatures […]

CROP PRODUCTION – NOVEMBER 2019

CROP PRODUCTION – NOVEMBER 2019

  COLORADO HIGHLIGHTS   Based on November 1 conditions, corn production in Colorado is forecast at 176.40 million bushels, up 13 percent from last year’s 156.00 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 1.26 million acres expected […]

Crop Progress-/-Condition Report Week Ending Nov 3, 2019

Crop Progress-/-Condition Report Week Ending Nov 3, 2019

AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY:  Widespread snow and extreme cold last week halted fieldwork, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Harvest of row crops continued where conditions allowed.  In northeastern and east central counties, harvest progress was slow but neared completion in some localities. Snow accumulation from early week storms […]

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 990,000 head as of October 1, 2019. The latest inventory was 6 percent above last month, and 1 percent above the October 1, 2018 inventory. Cattle feeders with […]

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER – SEPTEMBER 2019

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER – SEPTEMBER 2019

UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.44 billion pounds in September, up 6 percent from the 4.19 billion pounds produced in September 2018. Beef production, at 2.19 billion pounds, was 1 percent above the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.68 million head, up 2 percent from September 2018. The […]

CROP PRODUCTION – OCTOBER 2019 - COLORADO HIGHLIGHTS

CROP PRODUCTION – OCTOBER 2019 – COLORADO HIGHLIGHTS

  Based on October 1 conditions, corn production in Colorado is forecast at 181.44 million bushels, up 16 percent from last year’s 156.00 million bushels, according to the October 1 Agricultural Yield Survey conducted by the Mountain Regional Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. The 1.26 million acres expected to be harvested […]

CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION - WEEK ENDING OCTOBER 6, 2019

CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION – WEEK ENDING OCTOBER 6, 2019

  AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Warm and windy weather continued last week, allowing fall harvest activities to move forward, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Northeastern county reporters noted more producers began harvesting corn for grain, but high moisture content slowed overall progress and most attempts were limited to […]

CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION

CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION

AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Hot and dry weather continued last week, allowing producers plenty of days in the field for planting and harvesting activities, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Corn for grain harvest picked up as limited harvest began in more counties. Northeastern county reporters noted winter wheat […]

USDA - CATTLE ON FEED

USDA – 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 930,000 head as of September 1, 2019. The latest inventory was 4 percent below last month, but 3 percent above the September 1, 2018 inventory. […]

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER – AUGUST 2019 - UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER – AUGUST 2019 – UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS

      Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.65 billion pounds in August, down 2 percent from the 4.77 billion pounds produced in August 2018.  Beef production, at 2.37 billion pounds, was 2 percent below the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.93 million head, down 2 percent from August 2018. The […]

Colorado CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION - WEEK ENDING SEPTEMBER 15, 2019

Colorado CROP PROGRESS AND CONDITION – WEEK ENDING SEPTEMBER 15, 2019

    AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Harvest of spring crops progressed around isolated precipitation last week, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. In northwestern counties, frost in some areas ended the growing season, according to a county reporter. Cool-season grasses in the area were still growing where moisture was […]

USDA Forecasts U.S. Corn and Soybean Production Down from 2018

USDA Forecasts U.S. Corn and Soybean Production Down from 2018

      WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2019 – The Crop Production report issued today by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) forecasted soybean and corn production down from 2018. Soybean production is down 19 percent from 2018, forecast at 3.68 billion bushels; corn growers are expected to decrease their production 4 percent from last year, […]

Farm Production Expenditures - 2018.  United States Highlights

Farm Production Expenditures – 2018. United States Highlights

    Farm production expenditures in the United States are estimated at $354.0 billion for 2018, down from $357.8 billion in 2017. The 2018 total farm production expenditures are down 1.1 percent compared with 2017 total farm production expenditures. For the 17 line items, 7 showed an increase from previous year, while the rest showed […]

NASS Stats for Corn Acreage and Stocks

NASS Stats for Corn Acreage and Stocks

      Corn Planted Acreage Up 3 Percent from 2018 – Corn Stocks Down 2 Percent from June Last Year WASHINGTON, June 28, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) estimated 80.0 million acres of soybeans planted in the United States for 2019, down 10 percent from last year, […]