June 27: Crop progress and pasture conditions

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Crop News

South Dakota

For the week ending June 26, 2022, there were 6.2 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Topsoil moisture supplies rated 4% very short, 21% short, 65% adequate, and 10% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 4% very short, 25% short, 63% adequate, and 8% surplus.

Field Crops Report: Corn condition rated 0% very poor, 2% poor, 23% fair, 62% good, and 13% excellent.

Soybean condition rated 0% very poor, 2% poor, 25% fair, 65% good, and 8% excellent. Soybeans emerged was 95%, near 99% last year and 93% for the five-year average.

Winter wheat condition rated 2% very poor, 19% poor, 36% fair, 32% good, and 11% excellent. Winter wheat headed was 95%, near 97% last year, and equal to average.

Spring wheat condition rated 1% very poor, 9% poor, 22% fair, 63% good, and 5% excellent. Spring wheat headed was 45%, well behind 77% last year and 65% average.

Oats condition rated 0% very poor, 7% poor, 28% fair, 57% good, and 8% excellent. Oats headed was 57%, well behind 89% last year, and behind 72% average.

Sorghum condition rated 1% very poor, 5% poor, 32% fair, 61% good, and 1% excellent. Sorghum planted was 91%, behind 99% last year and 97% average. Headed was 2%, near 5% last year and 1% average.

Sunflowers planted was 97%, near 96% last year and 93% average.

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 5% very poor, 18% poor, 31% fair, 39% good, and 7% excellent.

North Dakota

For the week ending June 26, 2022, there were 5.6 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Topsoil moisture supplies rated 2% very short, 7% short, 73% adequate, and 18% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 2% very short, 7% short, 75% adequate, and 16% surplus.

Field Crops Report: Soybean condition rated 0% very poor, 4% poor, 29% fair, 61% good, and 6% excellent. Soybeans planted was 97%, near 100% last year and 99% for the five-year average. Emerged was 80%, behind 96% last year and 94% average.

Spring wheat condition rated 0% very poor, 1% poor, 30% fair, 62% good, and 7% excellent. Spring wheat emerged was 97%, near 100% both last year and average. Jointed was 45%, well behind 82% last year and 79% average. Headed was 3%, well behind 39% last year and 29% average.

Durum wheat condition rated 0% very poor, 1% poor, 13% fair, 84% good, and 2% excellent.

Durum wheat emerged was 98%, near 96% last year, and equal to average. Jointed was 43%, behind 62% last year, and well behind 71% average. Headed was 2%, behind 17% last year and 16% average.

Winter wheat condition rated 2% very poor, 3% poor, 18% fair, 60% good, and 17% excellent. Winter wheat jointed was 95%, near 93% last year and 96% average. Headed was 54%, behind 70% last year and 73% average.

Corn condition rated 0% very poor, 2% poor, 28% fair, 58% good, and 12% excellent. Corn emerged was 93%, behind 99% last year, and near 97% average.

Canola condition rated 0% very poor, 3% poor, 39% fair, 56% good, and 2% excellent. Canola emerged was 96%, near 94% last year and 98% average. Blooming was 15%, behind 30% last year and 27% average.

Sugarbeet condition rated 10% very poor, 15% poor, 25% fair, 35% good, and 15% excellent.

Oats condition rated 0% very poor, 1% poor, 17% fair, 77% good, and 5% excellent. Oats emerged was 99%, near 100% last year and 98% average. Jointed was 65%, behind 83% last year and 76% average. Headed was 2%, well behind 26% last year and 24% average.

Nebraska

For the week ending June 26, 2022, there were 6.5 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Topsoil moisture supplies rated 20% very short, 37% short, 42% adequate, and 1% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 21% very short, 35% short, 43% adequate, and 1% surplus.

Field Crops Report: Corn condition rated 3% very poor, 9% poor, 24% fair, 51% good, and 13% excellent.

Soybean condition rated 4% very poor, 8% poor, 26% fair, 50% good, and 12% excellent. Soybeans emerged was 97%, near 98% last year, and equal to the five-year average. Blooming was 6%, behind 20% last year and 15% average.

Winter wheat condition rated 16% very poor, 18% poor, 44% fair, 19% good, and 3% excellent. Winter wheat harvested was 1%, equal to last year, and near 2% average.

Sorghum condition rated 1% very poor, 10% poor, 27% fair, 57% good, and 5% excellent. Sorghum headed was 1%, equal to last year, and near 4% average.

Oats condition rated 11% very poor, 16% poor, 24% fair, 45% good, and 4% excellent. Oats headed was 93%, near 92% last year, and ahead of 87% average.

Dry edible bean condition rated 1% very poor, 6% poor, 23% fair, 58% good, and 12% excellent. Dry edible beans planted was 96%. Emerged was 85%, near 89% last year.

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 12% very poor, 29% poor, 33% fair, 24% good, and 2% excellent.

Minnesota

Favorable weather conditions allowed farmers 5.5 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending June 26, 2022, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Topsoil moisture supplies were rated 1% very short, 11% short, 75% adequate, and 13% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies were rated 1% very short, 9% short, 78% adequate, and 12% surplus.

Corn condition was 1% very poor, 4% poor, 31% fair, 53% good, and 11% excellent.

Soybean emergence was at 93%, 20 days behind last year and 8 days behind the 5-year average. Soybean condition was 1% very poor, 3% poor, 35% fair, 53% good, and 8% excellent.

Oats was 97% emerged, 73% jointing, and 19% headed. Oats condition was 1% very poor, 3% poor, 33% fair, 54% good, and 9% excellent.

Spring wheat was 100% emerged and 65% jointing. Spring wheat condition was 0% very poor, 1% poor, 35% fair, 58% good, and 6% excellent.

Barley was 96% emerged, 46% jointing, and 9% headed. Barley condition was 0% very poor, 1% poor, 49% fair, 45% good, and 5% excellent.

Dry edible beans were 92% emerged. Dry edible beans condition was 0% very poor, 1% poor, 47% fair, 45% good, and 7% excellent.

Sunflowers planted was at 93%. Sunflowers condition was 0% very poor, 1% poor, 20% fair, 74% good, and 5% excellent.

Alfalfa hay first cutting was at 87%, and second cutting was at 7%.

Potatoes condition was 0% very poor, 0% poor, 13% fair, 67% good, and 20% excellent.

Sugarbeets condition was 4% very poor, 8% poor, 24% fair, 10% good, and 54% excellent.

All hay condition was rated at 0% very poor, 3% poor, 25% fair, 58% good, and 14% excellent.

Pasture condition was rated at 1% very poor, 5% poor, 23% fair, 56% good, and 15% excellent.

Iowa

Mostly warm and dry conditions resulted in 5.8 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending June 26, 2022, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service. Fieldwork activities included cutting hay and spraying crops.

Topsoil moisture condition rated 6% very short, 22% short, 67% adequate and 5% surplus. Subsoil moisture condition rated 5% very short, 22% short, 68% adequate and 5% surplus.

Corn condition rating was 80% good to excellent.

97% of soybeans have emerged, 4 days behind last year but 3 days ahead of the 5-year average. 2% of soybeans were blooming, 12 days behind last year and 1 week behind the average. Iowa’s soybean condition rating remained 80% good to excellent.

80% of the oat crop has headed, 2 days behind last year. 12% of oats were turning color, 6 days behind last year. Iowa’s oat condition was 81% good to excellent.

91% of the state’s first cutting of alfalfa hay has been completed and the second cutting has started with 6% complete.

All hay condition rated 72% good to excellent.

Pasture condition rated 62% good to excellent.