Missouri Crop Progress and Condition Report

| July 8, 2014 | 7:49 am
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 Winter wheat harvest was 83 percent complete by July 6, up 34 percentage points from the previous week. Wheat harvest at this time last year was 81 percent complete and the 5-year average is 91 percent complete.

Statewide temperatures averaged 70.1 degrees for the week ending June 29, which is 4.7 degrees below normal.

The state average for rainfall was 0.94 inches. There were 4.7 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending July 6.

Topsoil moisture supply was rated 1 percent very short, 14 percent short, 75 percent adequate, and 10 percent surplus.

Subsoil moisture supply was rated 4 percent very short, 25 percent short, 65 percent adequate, and 6 percent surplus.

Corn silking progressed to 47 percent, 33 percentage points ahead of last year and 8 percentage points ahead of the 5-year average.

Corn condition was rated 81 percent good to excellent. Soybeans emerged progressed to 97 percent.

Soybeans blooming progressed to 14 percent, compared with 2 percent last year and 11 percent for the 5-year average.

Soybean condition was rated 76 percent good to excellent.

Cotton squaring progressed to 59 percent complete.

Pasture condition was rated 5 percent poor, 36 percent fair, 52 percent good, and 7 percent excellent.

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