RSSAll Entries Tagged With: "NASS"

Livestock Slaughter December 2022

Livestock Slaughter December 2022

  UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.47 billion pounds in December, down 7 percent from the 4.78 billion pounds produced in December 2021. Beef production, at 2.22 billion pounds, was 6 percent below the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.68 million head, down 5 percent from December 2021. […]

Colorado Crop Progress/Condition Report, Month of December 2022

Colorado Crop Progress/Condition Report, Month of December 2022

  AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Moderately dry weather across the State during the month of December was interspersed with a few productive snowstorms, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. According to the latest U.S. Drought Monitor report, 86 percent of the State is abnormally dry or in a state […]

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER – OCTOBER 2022

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER – OCTOBER 2022

UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.76 billion pounds in October, up slightly from the 4.75 billion pounds produced in October 2021. Beef production, at 2.40 billion pounds, was 2 percent above the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.90 million head, up 2 percent from October 2021. The average […]

Colorado Crop Progress & Condition Report, Week Ending November 6, 2022

Colorado Crop Progress & Condition Report, Week Ending November 6, 2022

AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Another mostly dry week allowed harvest to continue, with several crops making significant progress by week’s end, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. According to the United States Drought Monitor for November 1, over 46 percent of the State was categorized in moderate drought or […]

Colorado Crop Progress/Condition Report, Week Ending October 30, 2022

Colorado Crop Progress/Condition Report, Week Ending October 30, 2022

  AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Harvest and fieldwork activities continued during isolated precipitation events last week, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. According to the United States Drought Monitor for October 25, over 48 percent of the State was categorized in moderate drought or worse, up more than 5 […]

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER – SEPTEMBER 2022

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER – SEPTEMBER 2022

  UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS: Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.67 billion pounds in September, up 2 percent from the 4.58 billion pounds produced in September 2021. Beef production, at 2.39 billion pounds, was 4 percent above the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.90 million head, up 4 percent from September 2021. […]

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 1,070,000 head as of October 1, 2022. The latest inventory was 4 percent above last month but 5 percent below the October 1, 2021 inventory. The inventory […]

Colorado Crop Condition and Progress Report, Week ending October 9, 2022

Colorado Crop Condition and Progress Report, Week ending October 9, 2022

AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: With minimal precipitation and ideal weather conditions, harvest activities made good progress across the State last week, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor for October 4, just under 44 percent of the State was categorized in moderate drought or […]

Colorado Crop Progress Report for October 2, 2022

Colorado Crop Progress Report for October 2, 2022

AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Precipitation was mostly confined to western counties last week as fieldwork and harvest continued, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor for September 27, over 45 percent of the State was categorized in moderate drought or worse, down from the […]

Colorado Crop Progress/Condition Report, Week Ending 9-25-2022

Colorado Crop Progress/Condition Report, Week Ending 9-25-2022

AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Cooler temperatures and scattered storms provided some relief across the State last week, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Portions of the mountains recorded overnight lows that dipped into the teens, while the eastern plains recorded lows in the 40’s last week. According to the […]

Colorado Crop Progress/Condition Report Week Ending 9/18/22

Colorado Crop Progress/Condition Report Week Ending 9/18/22

AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Near-normal temperatures in the mountains contrasted with above average temperatures across the eastern plains, where daytime highs hovered between 85-90 degrees during the week, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. Portions of the mountains recorded overnight lows that dipped below 33 degrees, with comments from […]

Colorado Crop Progress-Condition Report, Week of 9/4/2022

Colorado Crop Progress-Condition Report, Week of 9/4/2022

AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Above average temperatures and very limited moisture plagued the state last week, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, 46 percent of the State is under drought conditions, down 11 percentage points from the previous week. Seventeen percent of the […]

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER – JULY 2022

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER – JULY 2022

  UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS: Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.23 billion pounds in July, down 3 percent from the 4.38 billion pounds produced in July 2021. Beef production, at 2.25 billion pounds, was 3 percent below the previous year. Cattle slaughter totaled 2.78 million head, down 2 percent from July 2021. […]

USDA ANNOUNCES DETAILS FOR THE UPCOMING CENSUS OF AGRICULTURE

USDA ANNOUNCES DETAILS FOR THE UPCOMING CENSUS OF AGRICULTURE

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – September 1, 2022 – Farmers and ranchers in Arizona, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming will soon have the opportunity to be represented in the nation’s only comprehensive and impartial agriculture data for every state, county and territory. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will mail the 2022 Census of Agriculture […]

Colorado Crop Progress/Condition Report, 8-21-2022

Colorado Crop Progress/Condition Report, 8-21-2022

AGRICULTURAL SUMMARY: Cooler than average temperatures and scattered precipitation were observed across the State last week, according to the Mountain Region Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, 58 percent of the State is under drought conditions, equal to the previous week. Twenty-four percent of the State […]