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United States Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service Oklahoma Crop Production Oklahoma Field Office Cooperating with the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry P.O. Box 528804 · Oklahoma City, OK 73152-8804 (405) 522-6190 · FAX (405) 528-2296 · www.nass.usda.gov/ok -over- USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Information provided by respondents on NASS surveys, will remain completely confidential, as required by Federal law. NASS safeguards the confidentiality of all responses, ensuring that no individual producer or operation can be identified. Data Relating to September 1, 2012 Issued September 12, 2012 Cotton and Oilseed Forecast Down from August OKLAHOMA: Production prospects increased for corn during the past month, while the production of cotton, soybeans, and peanuts are down from the August 1 forecast according to the Oklahoma Field Office of USDA-NASS. Production of corn for grain is forecast at 36.3 million bushels, up 10 percent from last month and 112 percent above 2011. An average yield of 110 bushels is expected from 330,000 harvested acres. Production of all cotton is forecast at 170,000 bales, down 23 percent from the August 1 forecast but 95 percent above 2011. An average yield of 466 pounds is expected from 175,000 harvested acres. Production of grain sorghum is forecast at 5.04 million bushels, unchanged from last month but 200 percent above 2011. An average yield of 28 bushels is expected from 180,000 harvested acres. Peanut production is forecast at 77.0 million pounds, down 15 percent from a month ago but 30 percent above 2011. An average yield of 3,500 pounds is expected from 22,000 harvested acres. Soybean production is forecast at 4.64 million bushels, down 20 percent from August 1 but 35 percent above last year. An average yield 16 bushels is expected from 290,000 harvested acres. UNITED STATES: Corn production is forecast at 10.7 billion bushels, down less than one percent from last month and down 13 percent from 2011. This represents the lowest production in the United States since 2006. Yields are expected to average 122.8 bushels per acre, down 0.6 bushels from the August forecast and 24.4 bushels below the 2011 average. If realized, this will be the lowest average yield since 1995. All cotton production is forecast at 17.1 million 480-pound bales, down 3 percent from last month but up 10 percent from last year. Yield is expected to average 786 pounds per harvested acre, down 4 pounds from last year. Production of grain sorghum is forecast at 246 million bushels, down 1 percent from last month but up 15 percent from last year. Yield is expected to average 48.3 bushels per acre from 5.10 million harvested acres. Peanut production is forecast at 5.91 billion pounds, up 11 percent from the August and down 14 percent from last year. Yields are expected to average 3,242 pounds per acre from 1.29 million harvested acres. Soybean production is forecast at 2.63 billion bushels, down 2 percent from August and down 14 percent from last year. Based on September 1 conditions, yields are expected to average 35.3 bushels per acre, down 0.8 bushel from last month and down 6.2 bushels from last year. Census mail out Dec. 29, 2012 - Jan. 3, 2013 www.agcensus.usda.gov
|Okla State Agency||
Agriculture, Food, and Forestry, Oklahoma Department of
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|Title||Oklahoma crop production, 09/01/2012|
Oklahoma. Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry.
United States. National Agricultural Statistics Service. Oklahoma Field Office.
|Purpose||Cotton and Oilseed Forecast Down from August|
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