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Weekly Crop Progress & Conditions Report

Tue, 14 Sep 2021 10:29:56 CDT
There were 6.5 days suitable for field work during the week ending September 12, 2021. Statewide, the average
temperature was 70.3 degrees, 0.6 above normal. Precipitation averaged 0.24 inches, 0.45 inches below normal.
Topsoil moisture supply was rated 10 percent very short, 23 percent short, 65 percent adequate, and 2 percent
surplus. Subsoil moisture supply was rated 9 percent very short, 24 percent short, and 67 percent adequate. Corn
dented reached 93 percent, compared to the 5-year average of 85 percent. Corn mature reached 51 percent,
compared to the 5-year average of 37 percent. Corn harvested reached 1 percent, compared to the 5-year
average of 3 percent. Corn condition was rated 3 percent very poor, 6 percent poor, 29 percent fair, 41 percent
good, and 21 percent excellent. Soybeans turning color reached 63 percent, compared to the 5-year average of
49 percent. Soybeans dropping leaves reached 33 percent, compared to the 5-year average of 19 percent.
Soybeans condition was rated 4 percent very poor, 7 percent poor, 28 percent fair, 41 percent good, and 20
percent excellent.

 

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