June 27, 2022

Illinois Crop Progress

There were 5.4 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending June 12. The average temperature in Illinois was 69.1 degrees, 1.4 degrees below normal. Precipitation averaged 0.99 inches, 0.07 inches degrees above normal. Topsoil moisture supply was rated 1% very short, 11% short, 85% adequate, and 3% surplus. Subsoil moisture supply was rated 1% very short, 8% short, 86% adequate, and 5% surplus.

The week ending June 12 saw corn planting wrapping up in Illinois. Corn emerged reached 96%, compared to the five-year average of 89%. Corn condition was rated 2% poor, 21% fair, 62% good, and 15% excellent. Soybeans planted reached 94%, compared to the five-year average of 87%. Soybeans emerged reached 88%, compared to the five-year average of 75%. Soybean condition was rated 3% poor, 21% fair, 63% good, 13% excellent. Winter wheat harvested for grain was 3%, compared to the five-year average of 9%. Winter wheat condition was rated 1% very poor, 7% poor, 22% fair, 50% good, and 20% excellent.