July 15, 2024

Indiana crop progress for the week ending Sept. 3

Indiana Crop Progress

There were 6.7 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending Sept. 3, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service Indiana Field Office. Statewide, the average temperature was 71.1 degrees, 0.3 degrees above normal. Precipitation averaged 0 inches, 0.55 inches below normal. Topsoil moisture supply was rated 9% very short, 33% short, 57% adequate, and 1% surplus. Subsoil moisture supply was rated 12% very short, 30% short, and 57% adequate, and 1% surplus.

Corn dough reached 92%, compared to the five-year average of 91%. Corn dented reached 51%, compared to the five-year average of 58%. Corn mature reached 4%, compared to the five-year average of 13%. Corn condition was rated 3% very poor, 7% poor, 24% fair, 57% good, and 9% excellent. Soybeans setting pods reached 92%, compared to the five-year average of 93%. Soybeans dropping leaves reached 6%, compared to the five-year average of 13%. Soybean condition was rated 3% very poor, 7% poor, 24% fair, 57% good, and 9% excellent.