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Winter Wheat Heading Almost Complete - Blog

This article was taken directly from The High Plains Journal, released on June 11, 2018. Page 2B Crop Reports

For the week ending June 3, there were 4.5 days suitable for fieldwork, according to USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service, Northern Plains Regional Field Office, Kansas. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 13 percent very short, 25 short, 59 adequate, and 3 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 15 percent very short, 33 short, 51 adequate, and 1 surplus. 

Winter wheat condition rated 16 percent very poor, 33 poor, 35 fair, 15 good, and 1 excellent. Winter wheat headed was 96 percent, near 99 last year and 97 for the five-year average. Coloring was 48 percent, behind 59 last year, but ahead of 43 average. Mature was 3 percent. 

Corn condition rated 1 percent very poor, 5 poor, 36 fair, 48 good, and 10 excellent. Corn planted was 97 percent, ahead of 89 last year, and near 94 average. Emerged was 90 percent, ahead of 74 last year and 80 average. 

Soybean condition rated 1 percent very poor, 5 poor, 37 fair, 52 good, and 5 excellent. Soybeans planted was 79 percent, well ahead of 56 last year and 50 average. Emerged was 61 percent, well ahead of 37 last year and 31 average. 

Sorghum planted was 36 percent, ahead of 23 last year and 28 average.

Cotton condition rated 0 percent very poor, 0 poor, 34 fair, 64 good, and 2 excellent. Cotton planted was 77 percent, ahead of 59 last year, and well ahead of 48 average.

Sunflowers planted was 36 percent, ahead of 17 last year and average.

This article was taken directly from The High Plains Journal, released on June 11, 2018. Page 2B Crop Reports

 

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