Missouri Weekly Crop Progress and Condition Report

Missouri Weekly Crop Progress and Condition report

Precipitation averaged 2.46 inches statewide, 1.44 inches above normal. Temperatures averaged 68.4 degrees, 1.2 degrees above normal. There were 0.9 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending May 31. Topsoil moisture supply was rated 46 percent adequate and 54 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supply was rated 3 percent short, 76 percent adequate, and 21 percent surplus.

Corn planting reached 87 percent complete, compared to 99 percent last year and 95 percent for the 5-year average. Corn emerged reached 81 percent, 5 percentage points below of the 5-year average.

Soybean planting progressed to 23 percent complete, compared to 74 percent for the previous year and 57 percent for the 5-year average.

Winter wheat condition was rated 1 percent very poor, 5 percent poor, 42 percent fair, 49 percent good, and 3 percent excellent. Rice planting reached 87 percent complete.

Rice emerged reached 81 percent. Cotton planting progressed to 82 percent complete.

Pasture condition was rated 1 percent poor, 27 percent fair, 58 percent good, and 14 percent excellent. Spring tillage is 84 percent complete compared to 99 percent for last year

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