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#Plant17 Progress – June 5

Illinois farmers are nearing the finish line as corn planting reached 98% and soybean planting reached 85%. There
were 6.1 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending June 4.

Statewide, the average temperature was 69.9 degrees, 2.1 degrees above normal. Precipitation averaged 0.07 inches, 0.84 inches below normal. Topsoil moisture supply was rated at 8% short, 85% adequate, and 7% surplus. Subsoil moisture supply was rated at 4% short, 89% adequate, and 7% surplus.

Corn planting was 98% complete, the same as the 5-year average. Corn emerged was at 90%, compared with 91% last year. Corn condition was rated at 2% very poor, 9% poor, 30% fair, 50% good, and 9% excellent.

Soybean planting was 85% complete, compared with the 5-year average of 81%. Soybeans emerged was at 62%.

Winter wheat harvest was 1% complete, compared to the 5-year average of 3%. Winter wheat condition was
rated 5% very poor, 9% poor, 29% fair, 46% good, and 11% excellent.

For the full June 5 Illinois Crop Progress & Condition Report, click here.

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