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Minnesota Ag News – Crop Progress & Condition

Favorable weather conditions allowed farmers
5.5 days suitable for fieldwork during the week
ending June 19, 2022, according to USDA’s National
Agricultural Statistics Service.
Topsoil moisture supplies were rated 1 percent very
short, 6 percent short, 76 percent adequate, and
17 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies were
rated 1 percent very short, 5 percent short,
77 percent adequate, and 17 percent surplus.
Corn emergence was at 97 percent. Corn condition
was 1 percent very poor, 2 percent poor, 32 percent
fair, 53 percent good, and 12 percent excellent.
Soybean planting reached 97 percent complete.
Soybean emergence was at 83 percent, 21 days behind
last year and 8 days behind the 5-year average.
Soybean condition was 1 percent very poor, 2 percent
poor, 33 percent fair, 54 percent good, and 10 percent
excellent.
Oats was 97 percent planted, 92 percent emerged, and
54 percent jointing. Oats condition was 1 percent very
poor, 1 percent poor, 29 percent fair, 60 percent good,
and 9 percent excellent.
Spring wheat was 98 percent planted, 93 percent
emerged, and 49 percent jointing. Spring wheat
condition was 0 percent very poor, 1 percent poor,
35 percent fair, 57 percent good, and 7 percent
excellent.
Barley was 98 percent planted, 85 percent emerged,
and 25 percent jointing. Barley condition was 0 percent
very poor, 1 percent poor, 40 percent fair, 53 percent
good, and 6 percent excellent.
Dry edible beans were 95 percent planted and
66 percent emerged. Potatoes planted was at
98 percent, and sunflowers at 87 percent. Alfalfa hay
first cutting was at 79 percent.
All hay condition was rated at 0 percent very poor,
2 percent poor, 21 percent fair, 62 percent good, and
15 percent excellent. Pasture condition was rated at
1 percent very poor, 4 percent poor, 23 percent fair,
59 percent good, and 13 percent excellent.