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Crop Progress: Planting Nearly Complete, Crop Conditions Make Slight Improvement

Crop Progress: Planting Nearly Complete, Crop Conditions Make Slight Improvement

For the week ending June 19, 2022, there were 5.8 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 14% very short, 30% short, 54% adequate and 2% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 16% very short, 30% short, 53% adequate and 1% surplus.

Field Crops Report:

Corn condition rated 3% very poor, 9% poor, 20% fair, 57% good and 11% excellent. Corn emerged was 98%, near 100% last year and equal to the five-year average.

Soybean condition rated 4% very poor, 8% poor, 20% fair, 57% good and 11% excellent. Soybeans emerged was 94%, equal to last year and near 92% average.

Winter wheat condition rated 15% very poor, 19% poor, 41% fair, 22% good and 3% excellent. Winter wheat headed was 95%, near 97% last year and equal to average.

Sorghum condition rated 1% very poor, 8% poor, 26% fair, 61% good and 4% excellent. Sorghum planted was 95%, near 96% last year and equal to average. Headed was 1%, equal to last year and near 2% average.

Oats condition rated 7% very poor, 13% poor, 22% fair, 52% good and 6% excellent. Oats headed was 73%, behind 81% last year and near 77% average.

Dry edible beans planted was 87%, near 89% last year. Emerged was 60%, behind 67% last year.

Pasture and Range Report:

Pasture and range conditions rated 10% very poor, 21% poor, 32% fair, 33% good and 4% excellent.

Source : unl.edu

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