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Crop Progress - State Stories

National Agricultural Statistics Service NASS

This is an archive and email subscription service for reports issued by NASS. The official website is www.nass.usda.gov with other data services.


Released on or near the first Tuesday of the month in December, January, February, and March. This report includes weather and crop summaries for 44 states and New England area. This full-text file contains reports, issued monthly during the winter months, listing an assessment of winter weather on crops, livestock, fruit trees; consideration for moisture, snow cover, temperatures, and crop condition; and the effect of weather, insects, diseases, etc., on crops and livestock. The data, summarized by crop and by state, are republished along with any corrections in the Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin.

Effective April 7, 2015, the U.S. Department of Agriculture?s National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDA-NASS) discontinued producing the State Stories publication previously issued weekly through the summer growing season. All of the estimates normally accessed through these summaries (including Days Suitable for Fieldwork, Topsoil Moisture, and Subsoil Moisture) will be available through the NASS Quick Stats database at http://quickstats.nass.usda.gov after 4:00 pm ET on the first business day of the week during the summer growing season.

Publication Coverage: Jun 22, 1999 to Mar 31, 2015

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Crop Progress - State Stories, 03.31.2015 [pdf]

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