Weather Alert

Minnesota Crop Progress & Condition

According to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics
Service, scattered rainfall allowed 5.4 days suitable for
fieldwork during the week ending September 26, 2021.
Field activities for the week included harvesting of row
crops.
Topsoil moisture supplies were rated 9% very short,
24% short, 65% adequate and 2% surplus. Subsoil
moisture supplies were rated 17% very short, 37%
short, 45% adequate and 1% surplus.
Corn dented reached 97%, four days behind last year but
four days ahead of average. Corn mature reached 75%,
three days behind last year but eight days ahead of the
average. Corn harvested for grain reached 10%, five
days ahead of last year and ten days ahead of the
average. Corn harvested for silage reached 92%. Corn
condition rated 38% good to excellent.
Soybeans dropping leaves reached 90%, one day ahead
of last year and eight days ahead of the average.
Soybeans harvested reached 30%, one day ahead of last
year and seven days ahead of the average. Soybean
condition rated 35% good to excellent.
Dry beans harvested was 72% complete. Potatoes were
59% harvested. Sunflowers reached 3% harvested.
Sunflower condition rated 37% good to excellent.
Sugarbeets reached 11% harvested. Sugarbeet
condition rated 72% good to excellent.
Pasture condition was 26% very poor, 29% poor, 32%
fair, 11% good and 2% excellent. No livestock losses reported