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

 

THIS PAST WEEK WAS COOLER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL…WITH NEARLY SIX DAYS SUITABLE FOR FIELDWORK. CROP STATISTICIAN STEVE PARN SAYS 89 PERCENT OF CORN ACRES ARE MATURE.

 

 

81 PERCENT OF SOYBEANS ARE DROPPING LEAVES AND 25 PERCENT OF THE CROP HAS BEEN HARVESTED. 

 

 

29 PERCENT OF WINTER WHEAT HAS BEEN PLANTED AND AVERAGE STATEWIDE TOPSOIL MOISTURE IS RATED AT SEVEN PERCENT VERY SHORT, 23 PERCENT SHORT, 68 PERCENT ADEQUATE AND TWO PERCENT SURPLUS.

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