April 20, 2024

Indiana crop progress for the week ending Sept. 10

Indiana Crop Progress

There were 6.3 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending Sept. 10, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service Indiana Field Office. Statewide, the average temperature was 71.8 degrees, 2.4 degrees above normal. Precipitation averaged 0.29 inches, 0.30 inches below normal. Topsoil moisture supply was rated 12% very short, 36% short, 51% adequate, and 1% surplus. Subsoil moisture supply was rated 14% very short, 34% short, 51% adequate, and 1% surplus

Corn dough reached 96%, equal to the five-year average. Corn dented reached 70%, compared to the five-year average of 73%. Corn mature reached 12%, compared to the five-year average of 25%. Corn harvested for silage reached 32%. Corn condition was rated 3% very poor, 7% poor, 25% fair, 56% good, and 9% excellent.

Soybeans setting pods reached 96%, compared to the five-year average of 97%. Soybeans dropping leaves reached 19%, compared to the five-year average of 26%. Soybean condition was rated 3% very poor, 8% poor, 24% fair, 56% good, and 9% excellent.

Winter wheat planted reached 1%, equal to the five-year average.