Widespread precipitation continued to limit fieldwork across most of the state this week, with Missouri averaging 3.05
inches of rain statewide. Temperatures averaged 75.6 degrees, 1.6 degrees above normal. On average there were only 1.9 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending June 21st.
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Topsoil moisture supply was rated 36 percent adequate, and 64 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supply was rated 2 percent short, 61 percent adequate, and 37 percent surplus. Corn planting reached 94 percent complete, compared to 100 percent last year and 100 percent for the 5-year average. Corn emerged reached 91 percent, that is 8 percentage points behind the 5-year average. Soybean planting progressed to 51 percent complete, compared to 92 percent for the previous year and 88 percent for the 5-year average. Soybeans emerged reached 40 percent, 38 percentage points behind the 5-year average. Winter wheat harvest was 12 percent complete, 32 percent behind the 5-year average. Winter wheat condition was rated 14 percent poor to very poor, 53 percent fair, 33 percent good to excellent. Pasture condition was rated 2 percent poor, 25 percent fair, 73 percent good to excellent.