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PLANTING CONTINUES WELL AHEAD OF LAST YEAR’S PACE AS WE HEAR IN THE WEEKLY CROP REPORT.

 

DESPITE LESS THAT THREE DAYS ON AVERAGE SUITABLE FOR FIELDWORK THIS PAST WEEK…CORN PLANTING IS MOVING ALONG AT A STEADY PACE SAYS CROP STATISTICIAN MARK SCHLEUSENER.

 

 

43 PERCENT OF SOYBEANS HAVE BEEN PLANTED, COMPARED TO JUST THREE PERCENT ONE YEAR AGO, AND 10 PERCENT HAS EMERGED. 

 

 

41 PERCENT OF WINTER WHEAT HAS HEADED AND 65 PERCENT OF THE CROP IS RATED IN GOOD TO EXCELLENT CONDITION. 

 

AVERAGE STATEWIDE TOPSOIL MOISTURE IS RATED AT ONE PERCENT VERY SHORT, THREE PERCENT SHORT, 74 PERCENT ADEQUATE AND 22 PERCENT SURPLUS.

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