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CROP CONDITIONS HAVE DECLINED A BIT AS WE HEAR IN THE WEEKLY CROP REPORT.

 

CORN PROGRESS CONTINUES TO LAG BEHIND…WITH 88 PERCENT IN THE DOUGH STAGE SAYS CROP STATISTICIAN MARK SCHLEUSENER.

 

 

THE CONDITION OF THE SOYBEAN CROP ALSO FELL SLIGHTLY TO 41 PERCENT IN GOOD TO EXCELLENT CONDITION AND JUST THREE PERCENT TURNING COLOR. 

 

 

PASTURE CONDITIONS ALSO FELL TO 37 PERCENT IN GOOD TO EXCELLENT CONDITION AND THE THIRD CUTTING OF ALFALFA IS NOW 82 PERCENT COMPLETE.

 

AVERAGE STATEWIDE TOPSOIL MOISTURE DROPPED TO 10 PERCENT VERY SHORT, 22 PERCENT SHORT, 65 PERCENT ADEQUATE AND THREE PERCENT SURPLUS.

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