Widespread precipitation continued to limit fieldwork across most of the state this week, with Missouri averaging 1.43 inches of rain statewide. Temperatures averaged 77 degrees, which is 4.9 degrees above normal. There were 3.0 days suitable for fieldwork on average statewide for the week ending June 14th. Topsoil moisture supply was rated 1 percent short, 44 percent adequate,and 55 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supply was rated 2 percent short, 67 percent adequate, and 31 percent surplus.
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Corn planting reached 93 percent complete, compared to 100 percent last year and 99 percent for the 5-year average pace. Corn emerged reached 89 percent, which is 7 percentage points behind the 5-year average. Soybean planting progressed to only 42 percent complete, compared to 85 percent rate from the previous year the previous year and 79 percent for the 5-year average. Soybeans emerged reached 28 percent, that is 37 percentage points behind the 5-year average. Winter wheat harvest was 4 percent complete, 18 percent behind the 5-year average. Winter wheat condition was rated 9 percent poor to very opoor, 50 percent fair, and 41 percent good to excellent. Pasture condition was rated at 2 percent poor, 26 percent fair, 72 percent good to excellent. Spring tillage was 89 percent complete compared to 100 percent last year.