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For more information on the AMIS Crop Monitor, please visit the website of GEOGLAM.

last release: July 2019

Crop Monitor

Map description

Map description

The crop condition map, kindly provided by the GEO Global Agricultural Monitoring initiative (GEOGLAM), synthesizes information for all four AMIS crops in major growing areas. Assessments are based on a combination of national and regional crop analyst inputs along with earth observation data. Crops that are in other than favourable conditions are displayed on the map with their crop symbol.

Conditions at a glance

  • Wheat - In the northern hemisphere, winter wheat is under generally favourable conditions with some dryness in southwest Europe and in part of the Russian Federation. Spring wheat is favourable in the Russian Federation while Canadian conditions remain dry. In the southern hemisphere, Australia is experiencing persistent dry conditions in the east.
  • Maize - In the southern hemisphere, harvest is continuing in Argentina and Brazil with a bumper production forecast. In the northern hemisphere, North America is suffering from cool-wet conditions delaying sowing and emergence, while conditions in Europe are mostly favourable.
  • Rice –In China, conditions are generally favourable for all three seasons. In southern Southeast Asia, sowing of wet-season rice has begun in the  northern countries, while harvest of wet-season rice nears completion and sowing of dry-season rice begins in Indonesia.
  • Soybeans - In the southern hemisphere, an above-average harvest is near completion in Argentina. In the northern hemisphere, the US and Canada are suffering delays in sowing from a long-lasting wet spring, while Ukraine is experiencing some dryness.