WSMI AM 1540 and FM 106.1. We serve Mid-Illinois. Cardinals Day Games on 1540 AM Night Games on 106.1.
We Serve Mid-Illinois Blue Yellow We Serve Mid-Illinois Red White
Saturday  May 08, 2021  05:04 PM

Agriculture Headlines


Crop Progress and Condition

Wed, 28 Apr 2021 10:16:01 CDT

There were 4.3 days suitable for field work during the week ending April 25, 2021. Statewide, the average
temperature was 45.9 degrees, 9.5 degrees below normal. Precipitation averaged 0.49 inches, 0.45 inches below
normal. Topsoil moisture supply was rated 11 percent short, 82 percent adequate, and 7 percent surplus. Subsoil
moisture supply was rated 1 percent very short, 12 percent short, 83 percent adequate, and 4 percent surplus.
Corn planted reached 23 percent, compared to the 5-year average of 28 percent. Corn emerged reached 2
percent, compared to the 5-year average of 3 percent. Soybeans planted reached 18 percent, compared to the 5-
year average of 6 percent. Winter wheat headed was 19 percent, compared to the 5-year average of 11 percent.
Winter wheat condition was rated 2 percent poor, 27 percent fair, 58 percent good, and 13 percent excellent.


WebReadyTM Powered by WireReadyNSI

© 2006-2020 Talley Broadcasting Corporation, WSMI Radio All Rights Reserved  |     |  2020 EEO Report
  |  WSMI-FM Public Inspection File
  |  WSMI AM Public Inspection FIle
WebReady powered by WireReady® NSI