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#Plant17 Progress – June 12

Soybean planting reached 93% complete for the week ending June 11 thanks to 6.9 days suitable for field work.

Warm weather and limited rain assisted farmers in the early wheat harvest.

Corn emerged was at 96%, compared with 97 % for the 5-year average. Corn condition was rated at 3% very poor, 11% poor, 28% fair, 50% good, and 8% excellent.

Soybean planting was 93% complete, compared with the 5-year average of 88%. Soybeans emerged was at 78%. Soybean condition was rated 2% very poor, 9% poor, 23% fair, 57% good, and 9% excellent.

Statewide, the average temperature was 70.9 degrees, 0.9 degrees above normal. Precipitation averaged 0.15 inches, 0.76 inches below normal.

Topsoil moisture supply was rated at 3% very short, 38% short, 56% adequate, and 3% surplus. Subsoil moisture supply was rated
at 1% very short, 18% short, 77% adequate, and 4% surplus.  

Winter wheat harvest was 24% complete, compared to the 5-year average of 11%. Winter wheat condition was rated 8% very poor, 7% poor, 21% fair, 47% good, and 17% excellent. 

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