Crop Progress: Harvest Continues Near Average Pace, Slow Start for Winter Wheat Emergence

Crop Progress: Harvest Continues Near Average Pace, Slow Start for Winter Wheat Emergence
Sep 28, 2022

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For the week ending Sept. 25, 2022, there were 5.4 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 40% very short, 37% short, 23% adequate and 0% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 43% very short, 37% short, 20% adequate and 0% surplus.

Field Crops Report:

Corn condition rated 17% very poor, 19% poor, 26% fair, 32% good and 6% excellent. Corn dented was 96%, near 97% last year and equal to the five-year average. Mature was 71%, near 69% last year and ahead of 64% average. Harvested was 13%, near 12% last year and 10% average.

Soybean condition rated 14% very poor, 19% poor, 26% fair, 34% good and 7% excellent. Soybeans dropping leaves was 81%, near 85% last year and equal to average. Harvested was 13%, near 15% last year and 14% average.

Winter wheat planted was 40%, behind 57% last year and 56% average. Emerged was 4%, behind 18% last year and 15% average.

Sorghum condition rated 27% very poor, 28% poor, 20% fair, 19% good and 6% excellent. Sorghum coloring was 95%, near 98% last year and 97% average. Mature was 43%, behind 58% last year and 52% average. Harvested was 7%, near 10% last year and 8% average.

Dry edible bean condition rated 4% very poor, 9% poor, 36% fair, 46% good and 5% excellent. Dry edible beans dropping leaves was 82%, behind 88% last year. Harvested was 45%, behind 61% last year.

Pasture and Range Report:

Pasture and range conditions rated 45% very poor, 25% poor, 22% fair, 7% good and 1% excellent.

Source : unl.edu

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