A good portion of Missouri received rainfall over the past week with the exception of the southwest district and the eastern edge of the state. The northwest district reported hail and high winds which damaged crops and buildings. 
According to the latest state crop progress report, over 90 percent of the corn acres are in the dough stage and beyond.  Corn dented was 70 percent complete, that’s 6 days ahead of last year and normal.  15 percent of the crop is reported as mature, with the west-central district advancing 24 points to 46 percent over the past week.  Southern Missouri has harvest underway with 3 percent in the bin.  Condition of the crop declined to 39 percent poor to very poor, 27 percent fair, 34-percent good to excellent.
As of Sunday, 94-percent of the bean crop was blooming and beyond.  That’s 6 days ahead of last year and 5 days ahead of normal.  At least 72 percent of the crop is setting pods and beyond.  Some of the crop is just beginning to turn color. Soybean condition was reported 27 percent poor to very poor, 31 percent fair and 42 percent good to excellent. 
Sorghum heading and beyond has reached 79 percent. Just over a quarter of the crop is turning color while 3 percent has reached maturity.  Sorghum condition was 21 percent poor to very poor, 43 percent fair and 36 percent good to excellent. The third cutting of alfalfa was 81 percent, the same as last year, but 1 week ahead of normal.
Pasture condition is rated 42 percent poor to very poor, 38 percent fair and 20 percent good to excellent.