Crop Progress: Harvested Corn at 80%, Soybeans at 97%

Corn harvest

Crop Progress: Harvested Corn at 80%, Soybeans at 97%

For the week ending Oct. 30, 2022, there were 6.1 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 44% very short, 41% short, 15% adequate and 0% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 46% very short, 38% short, 16% adequate and 0% surplus.

Field Crops Report:

Corn harvested was 80%, ahead of 70% last year and 61% for the five-year average.

Soybeans harvested was 97%, ahead of 91% last year and 89% average.

Winter wheat condition rated 15% very poor, 23% poor, 40% fair, 21% good and 1% excellent. Winter wheat emerged was 94%, ahead of 89% last year and near 90% average.

Sorghum mature was 98%, equal to both last year and average. Harvested was 75%, near 77% last year but ahead of 65% average.

Pasture and Range Report:

Pasture and range conditions rated 44% very poor, 38% poor, 16% fair, 2% good and 0% excellent.

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