October 9 Crop Progress and Condition Report
On Tuesday, October 9, the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) released a new Crop Progress and Condition Report. The report provided an update on the latest state of the 2018 crops in Arkansas. According to the report, corn is 93 percent harvested; cotton is 45 percent harvested; rice is 88 percent harvested; and soybeans are 93 percent turning color, 81 percent dropping leaves, 68 percent mature and 32 percent harvested. The majority of Arkansas row crops are estimated to be in good to excellent condition.