Weather Alert

Minnesota Crop Progress & Condition

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.