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Agriculture Headlines

 

Weekly Crop Progress & Conditions

Mon, 17 May 2021 15:59:48 CDT

   
There were 4.2 days suitable for field work during the week ending May 16, 2021. Statewide, the average
temperature was 52.3 degrees, 9.7 degrees below normal. Precipitation averaged 0.40 inches, 0.54 inches below
normal. Topsoil moisture supply was rated 1 percent very short, 10 percent short, 69 percent adequate, and 20
percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supply was rated 2 percent very short, 13 percent short, 74 percent adequate,
and 11 percent surplus. Corn planted reached 86 percent, compared to the 5-year average of 71 percent. Corn
emerged reached 59 percent, compared to the 5-year average of 48 percent. Soybeans planted reached 71
percent, compared to the 5-year average of 40 percent. Soybeans emerged reached 40 percent, compared to the
5-year average of 16 percent. Winter wheat headed was 85 percent, compared to the 5-year average of 69
percent. Winter wheat condition was rated 4 percent poor, 13 percent fair, 61 percent good, and 22 percent
excellent.

 

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