June 5: Crop progress and pasture conditions

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Crop News

South Dakota

For the week ending June 5, 2022, there were 4.3 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Topsoil moisture supplies rated 3% very short, 19% short, 61% adequate, and 17% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 4% very short, 24% short, 62% adequate, and 10% surplus.

Field Crops Report: Corn condition rated 0% very poor, 3% poor, 30% fair, 61% good, and 6% excellent. Corn planted was 93%, behind 99% last year, but near 89% for the five-year average. Emerged was 68%, well behind 91% last year, and behind 75% average.

Soybeans planted was 77%, behind 96% last year, and near 79% average. Emerged was 35%, well behind 83% last year and 56% average.

Winter wheat condition rated 3% very poor, 16% poor, 39% fair, 34% good, and 8% excellent. Winter wheat headed was 33%, well behind 60% last year, and behind 48% average.

Spring wheat condition rated 0% very poor, 12% poor, 27% fair, 60% good, and 1% excellent. Spring wheat emerged was 91%, behind 96% last year, and near 94% average. Headed was 1%, behind 15% last year and 9% average.

Oats condition rated 0% very poor, 10% poor, 43% fair, 45% good, and 2% excellent. Oats planted was 95%, behind 100% last year, and near 97% average. Emerged was 88%, behind 97% last year, and near 92% average. Headed was 4%, well behind 25% last year, and behind 13% average.

Sorghum condition rated 0% very poor, 1% poor, 43% fair, 55% good, and 1% excellent. Sorghum planted was 51%, well behind 78% last year, and behind 58% average.

Sunflowers planted was 35%, behind 51% last year, and near 39% average.

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 10% very poor, 27% poor, 40% fair, 20% good, and 3% excellent.

North Dakota

For the week ending June 5, 2022, there were 5.1 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 0% very short, 5% short, 67% adequate, and 28% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 1% very short, 7% short, 68% adequate, and 24% surplus.

Field Crops Report: Soybeans planted was 41%, well behind 94% last year and 85% for the five-year average. Emerged was 4%, well behind 62% last year and 46% average.

Spring wheat planted was 74%, well behind 100% last year and 97% average. Emerged was 34%, well behind 85% last year and 81% average. Jointed was 1%, well behind 23% last year, and behind 17% average.

Durum wheat planted was 62%, well behind 96% last year and 95% average. Emerged was 28%, well behind 63% last year and 71% average. Jointed was 1%, behind 12% last year and 14% average.

Winter wheat condition rated 5% very poor, 4% poor, 26% fair, 54% good, and 11% excellent. Winter wheat jointed was 79%, behind 84% last year, but near 78% average. Headed was 8%, behind 13% both last year and average.

Corn condition rated 0% very poor, 2% poor, 35% fair, 56% good, and 7% excellent. Corn planted was 81%, behind 96% last year and 92% average. Emerged was 22%, well behind 72% last year and 64% average.

Canola planted was 65%, well behind 94% both last year and average. Emerged was 12%, well behind 49% last year and 62% average.

Sugarbeets planted was 92%, behind 100% both last year and average.

Oats condition rated 0% very poor, 2% poor, 22% fair, 66% good, and 10% excellent. Oats planted was 84%, behind 99% last year and 95% average. Emerged was 40%, well behind 83% last year and 73% average.

Barley condition rated 0% very poor, 0% poor, 32% fair, 55% good, and 13% excellent. Barley planted was 75%, well behind 100% last year and 97% average. Emerged was 29%, well behind 85% last year and 80% average. Jointed was 1%, behind 20% last year and 19% average.

Dry edible peas condition rated 0% very poor, 0% poor, 24% fair, 63% good, and 13% excellent. Dry edible peas planted was 77%, behind 96% last year and 95% average. Emerged was 28%, well behind 69% last year and 73% average.

Sunflowers planted was 33%, well behind 70% last year and 67% average. Emerged was 2%, well behind 25% last year and 22% average.

Flaxseed planted was 47%, well behind 93% last year and 89% average. Emerged was 12%, well behind 48% last year and 49% average.

Potatoes planted was 38%, well behind 99% last year and 95% average. Emerged was 7%, well behind 78% last year and 43% average.

Dry edible beans planted was 29%, well behind 90% last year and 82% average. Emerged was 2%, well behind 48% last year and 33% average.

Alfalfa condition rated 0% very poor, 0% poor, 28% fair, 59% good, and 13% excellent.

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 1% very poor, 6% poor, 30% fair, 51% good, and 12% excellent.

Stock water supplies rated 0% very short, 8% short, 79% adequate, and 13% surplus.

Nebraska

For the week ending June 5, 2022, there were 5.4 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Topsoil moisture supplies rated 11% very short, 25% short, 62% adequate, and 2% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 16% very short, 32% short, 51% adequate, and 1% surplus.

Field Crops Report: Corn condition rated 1% very poor, 4% poor, 20% fair, 62% good, and 13% excellent. Corn emerged was 88%, behind 93% last year, and near 89% for the five-year average.

Soybean condition rated 1% very poor, 4% poor, 16% fair, 67% good, and 12% excellent. Soybeans planted was 96%, near 97% last year, but ahead of 90% average. Emerged was 75%, behind 82% last year, but near 71% average.

Winter wheat condition rated 20% very poor, 17% poor, 34% fair, 24% good, and 5% excellent. Winter wheat headed was 74%, near 75% last year and 73% average.

Sorghum condition rated 0% very poor, 4% poor, 24% fair, 71% good, and 1% excellent. Sorghum planted was 77%, ahead of 69% last year and 72% average.

Oats condition rated 10% very poor, 13% poor, 25% fair, 45% good, and 7% excellent. Oats emerged was 95%, near 98% last year, and equal to average. Headed was 14%, well behind 50% last year and 41% average.

Dry edible beans planted was 40%, near 43% last year, but ahead of 27% average. Emerged was 13%, near 9% last year and 10% average.

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 10% very poor, 19% poor, 43% fair, 26% good, and 2% excellent.

Minnesota

According to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, conditions allowed 4.3 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending June 5, 2022. Strong storms in parts of the state caused some barn and building damage.

Topsoil moisture supplies were rated 0% very short, 2% short, 69% adequate, and 29% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies were rated 0% very short, 3% short, 74% adequate, and 23% surplus.

Corn planting reached 93% complete, 21 days behind last year and 5 days behind the 5-year average. Corn emergence reached 66%. Corn condition was 1% very poor, 3% poor, 36% fair, 53% good, and 7% excellent.

Soybean planting was 72% complete, 25 days behind last year and 12 days behind the 5-year average. Soybean emergence reached 39%.

Oats was 86% planted, 68% emerged, and 11% jointing. Oats condition was 1% very poor, 1% poor, 34% fair, 55% good, and 9% excellent.

Spring wheat was 65% planted and 33% emerged.

Barley was 60% planted and 35% emerged.

Dry edible beans was 33% planted and 8% emerged.

Potatoes planted was at 88% and sugarbeets planted at 90%.

Alfalfa hay first cutting was at 23%. All hay condition was rated at 1% very poor, 5% poor, 27% fair, 57% good, and 10% excellent.

Pasture condition was rated at 2% very poor, 7% poor, 32% fair, 50% good, and 9% excellent.

Iowa

A few days of light rainfall resulted in 4.8 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending June 5, 2022, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service. Fieldwork activities included replanting wet fields, cutting hay, and chemical applications where winds allowed.

Topsoil moisture conditions rated 2% very short, 12% short, 78% adequate and 8% surplus. Subsoil moisture conditions rated 3% very short, 17% short, 74% adequate and 6% surplus.

Planting is almost complete, with 98% of Iowa’s corn crop planted, 11 days behind last year but 3 days ahead of the 5-year average.

87% of the corn crop has emerged, 6 days behind last year and 1 day behind average. Corn condition rated 86% good to excellent.

94% of soybeans have been planted, 5 days behind last year but 6 days ahead of the 5-year average. 69% of soybeans have emerged, 1 week behind last year but 1 day ahead of average. Iowa’s first soybean condition rating of the crop year was 0% very poor, 2% poor, 16% fair, 67% good, and 15% excellent.

96% of the oat crop has emerged, almost 2 weeks behind last year and 1 week behind the 5-year average. 22% of the oat crop has headed, 5 days behind last year. Iowa’s oat condition rated 82% good to excellent.

42% of the State’s first cutting of alfalfa hay has been completed. All Hay condition rated 73% good to excellent.

Pasture condition rated 64% good to excellent. No livestock issues were reported.