Weekly Crop Report

Fieldwork continues and soybeans are just about all planted as we hear in the weekly crop report.

Crop Statistician Mark Schleusener on the corn crop

Average statewide topsoil moisture improved slightly to 3% very short, 15% short, 66% adequate and 16% surplus.

About five days were suitable for fieldwork last week and temperatures were above average. Schleusener says soybean planting increased to 96% complete.

Wheat harvesting has begun and 86% of sorghum has now been planted. Average statewide topsoil moisture increased slightly to 3% very short, 15% short, 66% adequate and 15% surplus.