June 13: Crop progress and pasture conditions

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Crop News

South Dakota

For the week ending June 12, 2022, there were 5.1 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Topsoil moisture supplies rated 3% very short, 13% short, 67% adequate, and 17% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 4% very short, 18% short, 66% adequate, and 12% surplus.

Field Crops Report: Corn condition rated 0% very poor, 2% poor, 22% fair, 68% good, and 8% excellent. Corn planted was 97%, near 100% last year and 94% for the five-year average. Emerged was 85%, behind 96% last year, and near 86% average.

Soybean condition rated 0% very poor, 3% poor, 33% fair, 58% good, and 6% excellent. Soybeans planted was 93%, near 97% last year and 89% average. Emerged was 55%, well behind 93% last year, and behind 74% average.

Winter wheat condition rated 2% very poor, 22% poor, 37% fair, 31% good, and 8% excellent. Winter wheat headed was 55%, well behind 85% last year, and behind 73% average.

Spring wheat condition rated 0% very poor, 15% poor, 28% fair, 56% good, and 1% excellent. Spring wheat emerged was 96%, near 99% last year and 98% average. Headed was 8%, well behind 41% last year, and behind 26% average.

Oats condition rated 0% very poor, 9% poor, 35% fair, 52% good, and 4% excellent. Oats emerged was 93%, behind 99% last year, and near 96% average. Headed was 16%, well behind 50% last year, and behind 30% average.

Sorghum condition rated 2% very poor, 5% poor, 37% fair, 56% good, and 0% excellent. Sorghum planted was 74%, behind 92% last year and 80% average. Headed was 1%, near 3% last year, and equal to average.

Sunflowers planted was 56%, behind 75% last year and 63% average.

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 6% very poor, 22% poor, 37% fair, 29% good, and 6% excellent.

North Dakota

For the week ending June 12, 2022, there were 6.1 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Topsoil moisture supplies rated 0% very short, 6% short, 73% adequate, and 21% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 1% very short, 6% short, 74% adequate, and 19% surplus.

Field Crops Report: Soybean condition rated 0% very poor, 3% poor, 39% fair, 52% good, and 6% excellent. Soybeans planted was 75%, well behind 97% last year, and behind 94% for the five-year average. Emerged was 24%, well behind 80% last year and 70% average.

Spring wheat condition rated 0% very poor, 2% poor, 31% fair, 61% good, and 6% excellent. Spring wheat planted was 91%, behind 100% last year and 99% average. Emerged was 56%, well behind 93% both last year and average. Jointed was 4%, well behind 43% last year and 36% average.

Durum wheat planted was 83%, behind 100% last year and 98% average. Emerged was 43%, well behind 76% last year and 87% average. Jointed was 2%, behind 19% last year, and well behind 29% average.

Winter wheat condition rated 3% very poor, 4% poor, 21% fair, 57% good, and 15% excellent. Winter wheat jointed was 85%, near 87% both last year and average. Headed was 20%, behind 27% last year and 29% average.

Corn condition rated 0% very poor, 1% poor, 28% fair, 63% good, and 8% excellent. Corn planted was 90%, behind 100% last year and 97% average. Emerged was 50%, well behind 88% last year and 83% average.

Canola planted was 86%, behind 99% last year and 98% average. Emerged was 44%, well behind 76% last year and 84% average.

Sugarbeet condition rated 10% very poor, 20% poor, 10% fair, 50% good, and 10% excellent. Sugarbeets planted was 98%, near 100% both last year and average.

Oats condition rated 0% very poor, 1% poor, 19% fair, 76% good, and 4% excellent. Oats planted was 95%, behind 100% last year, and near 98% average. Emerged was 67%, well behind 94% last year and 87% average. Jointed was 32%, behind 45% last year and 38% average.

Barley condition rated 0% very poor, 1% poor, 26% fair, 67% good, and 6% excellent. Barley planted was 90%, behind 100% last year and 99% average. Emerged was 64%, well behind 94% last year and 91% average. Jointed was 9%, well behind 43% last year and 37% average.

Dry edible peas condition rated 0% very poor, 2% poor, 23% fair, 70% good, and 5% excellent. Dry edible peas planted was 90%, behind 100% last year and 98% average. Emerged was 47%, well behind 81% last year and 86% average.

Sunflowers planted was 70%, behind 82% last year and 83% average. Emerged was 20%, behind 39% last year, and well behind 43% average.

Flaxseed planted was 74%, well behind 99% last year and 96% average. Emerged was 28%, well behind 67% last year and 71% average.

Potatoes planted was 81%, behind 100% last year and 98% average. Emerged was 28%, well behind 92% last year and 73% average.

Dry edible beans planted was 72%, well behind 97% last year and 93% average. Emerged was 28%, well behind 72% last year and 66% average.

Alfalfa condition rated 0% very poor, 1% poor, 23% fair, 64% good, and 12% excellent. Alfalfa first cutting was 4%, near 7% last year, and behind 10% average.

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 1% very poor, 4% poor, 25% fair, 55% good, and 15% excellent.

Stock water supplies rated 0% very short, 6% short, 82% adequate, and 12% surplus.

Nebraska

For the week ending June 12, 2022, there were 4.5 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Topsoil moisture supplies rated 9% very short, 24% short, 65% adequate, and 2% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 13% very short, 30% short, 56% adequate, and 1% surplus.

Field Crops Report: Corn condition rated 3% very poor, 9% poor, 23% fair, 52% good, and 13% excellent. Corn emerged was 92%, behind 98% last year, and near 95% for the five-year average.

Soybean condition rated 3% very poor, 7% poor, 21% fair, 57% good, and 12% excellent. Soybeans emerged was 89%, near 90% last year and 85% average.

Winter wheat condition rated 19% very poor, 18% poor, 34% fair, 25% good, and 4% excellent. Winter wheat headed was 87%, near 91% last year, and equal to average.

Sorghum condition rated 1% very poor, 11% poor, 30% fair, 55% good, and 3% excellent. Sorghum planted was 90%, ahead of 85% last year, and near 86% average.

Oats condition rated 11% very poor, 14% poor, 20% fair, 45% good, and 10% excellent. Oats headed was 40%, well behind 68% last year and 60% average.

Dry edible beans planted was 66%, near 70% last year, but ahead of 48% average. Emerged was 26%, behind 41% last year, but near 22% average.

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 10% very poor, 15% poor, 31% fair, 39% good, and 5% excellent.

Minnesota

According to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, conditions allowed 5.5 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending June 12, 2022. Field activities included spraying and cutting hay.

Topsoil moisture supplies were rated 0 percent very short, 4 percent short, 71 percent adequate, and 25 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies were rated 0 percent very short, 3 percent short, 73 percent adequate, and 24 percent surplus.

Corn planting reached 98 percent complete. Corn emergence was at 85 percent, 15 days behind last year and 8 days behind the 5-year average. Corn condition was 1 percent very poor, 3 percent poor, 38 percent fair, 49 percent good, and 9 percent excellent.

Soybean planting reached 88 percent complete. Soybean emergence was at 62 percent, 18 days behind last year and 10 days behind the 5-year average. Soybean condition was 1 percent very poor, 2 percent poor, 36 percent fair, 54 percent good, and 7 percent excellent.

Oats was 94 percent planted, 82 percent emerged, and 28 percent jointing. Oats condition was 1 percent very poor, 1 percent poor, 34 percent fair, 54 percent good, and 10 percent excellent.

Spring wheat was 92 percent planted, 65 percent emerged, and 7 percent jointing. Spring wheat condition was 0 percent very poor, 1 percent poor, 44 percent fair, 48 percent good, and 7 percent excellent.

Barley was 89 percent planted, 58 percent emerged, and 11 percent jointing. Barley condition was 0 percent very poor, 1 percent poor, 47 percent fair, 49 percent good, and 3 percent excellent.

Dry edible beans was 59 percent planted and 31 percent emerged.

Potatoes planted was at 93 percent, sugarbeets at 98 percent, and sunflowers at 70 percent.

Alfalfa hay first cutting was at 53 percent. All hay condition was rated at 0 percent very poor, 4 percent poor, 28 percent fair, 56 percent good, and 12 percent excellent.

Pasture condition was rated at 2 percent very poor, 6 percent poor, 28 percent fair, 54 percent good, and 10 percent excellent.

Iowa

Scattered rainfall and some hail combined with mild temperatures resulted in 3.9 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending June 12, 2022, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service. Fieldwork activities included cutting hay and grass, and less wind allowed more chemical applications.

Topsoil moisture conditions rated 2 percent very short, 9 percent short, 79 percent adequate and 10 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture conditions rated 3 percent very short, 16 percent short, 75 percent adequate and 6 percent surplus. Row crop planting was virtually complete. There were reports of recent weather issues making corn or soybean replant necessary for some producers.

Corn emergence reached 95 percent, 1 week behind last year but 1 day ahead of the 5-year average. Corn condition rating remained 86 percent good to excellent.

Ninety-seven percent of soybeans have been planted, 8 days behind last year but 4 days ahead of the 5-year average. Eighty-four percent of soybeans have emerged, 1 week behind last year but 2 days ahead of average. Iowa’s soybean condition rated 82 percent good to excellent.

Thirty-eight percent of the oat crop has headed, 5 days behind last year. Iowa’s oat condition rated 82 percent good to excellent.

Fifty-nine percent of the State’s first cutting of alfalfa hay has been completed, 6 days behind last year. All Hay condition rated 71 percent good to excellent.

Pasture condition rated 65 percent good to excellent. There was a report of an increase in the fly population affecting livestock.