Row Crops

Agricultural statistics are presented in table, graph and map form below. For related resources on monitoring, managing and planning for agricultural drought, scroll down or click here.

Agriculture Affected by Drought for Dec 5, 2023

Commodity % Area Affected by Drought
Barley production18
Corn production43
Cotton production39
Durum Wheat production10
Peanut production22
Rice production41
Sorghum production43
Soybean production46
Spring Wheat production28
Sugarbeet production14
Sugarcane production44
Sunflower production7
Winter Wheat production37

Data Table

Data Table

View data tables for the percent of each crop or livestock area affected by drought, organized by U.S. Drought Monitor category, state and week.

Time Series

Data Graph

View time series graphs for the percent of each crop or livestock area affected by drought over time, organized by U.S. Drought Monitor category and state.


Map Viewer

View a national map of each crop or livestock area overlaid with current drought conditions on the most recent the U.S. Drought Monitor.

  • USDA Crop Progress & Conditions Reports – Access state-level reports on harvesting progress, soil moisture, pasture and livestock and crop conditions.
  • USDA Weekly Weather & Crop Bulletin – Check out weather and crop conditions each week, both nationally and with state-by-state detail.
  • Additional Crop Weather Resources – Learn more about current weather conditions, forecasts and irrigation schedules.
  • CMOR – Use Condition Monitoring Observer Reports (CMOR) to tell us how drought is affecting you and to see what others are saying (photos are encouraged but optional).