This full text file contains reports, issued weekly during the growing season (April to November), which lists planting, fruiting, and harvesting progress and overall condition of selected crops in major producing states. The data, summarized by crop and by state, are republished along with any revisions in the Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin. During the months of December through March, the report is issued monthly titled State Stories.
This report is released on or near the first Tuesday of the month in December, January, February, and March. The report includes weather and crop summaries for 44 states and New England area. This full-text file lists 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.Prior to April 7, 2015, this report was released weekly through the summer growing season. All of the estimates which would have been in these reports are available through the NASS Quick Stats database after 4:00 pm ET on the first business day of the week during the summer growing season.