There were 4.1 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending June 30. Statewide, the average temperature was 76.7 degrees, 2.5 degrees above normal. Precipitation averaged 0.80 inches, 0.14 inches below normal.

Topsoil moisture supply was rated at 1% short, 53% adequate,and 46% surplus. Subsoil moisture supply was rated at 1% short, 53% adequate, and 46% surplus.

Illinois Crop Progress for week ending June 30

Crop June 30 Last year 5-year avg.
Corn planted 95 100 100
Corn emerged 89 100 100
Soybeans planted 87 100 98
Soybeans emerged 78 100 96
Winter wheat harvested 47 81 71
Alfalfa hay 1st cutting 86 100 96
Alfalfa hay 2nd cutting 11 41 35
Other hay cut 80 98 93

Corn planted was at 95%. Corn emerged was at 89%. Corn condition was 5% very poor, 14% poor, 39% fair, 36% good, and 6% excellent.

Soybeans planted was at 87%, compared to 100% last year and the five-year average of 98%. Soybeans emerged was at 78%. Soybean condition was 4% very poor, 13% poor, 39% fair, 38% good, and 6% excellent.

Winter wheat harvested was 47% complete, compared to 81% for last year and 71% for the five-year average. Winter wheat condition was rated at 9% very poor, 17% poor, 39% fair, 32% good, and 3% excellent.

Source: USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service, Heartland Regional Field Office

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