July 15, 2024

Indiana crop progress for the week ending June 16

Indiana crop progress.

There were 6.4 days suitable for fieldwork in the week ending June 16, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service Indiana Field Office. Statewide, the average temperature was 69.2 degrees, 1.6 degrees below normal. Precipitation averaged 0.33 inches, 0.69 inches below normal. Topsoil moisture supply was rated 5% very short, 22% short, 66% adequate, and 7% surplus. Subsoil moisture supply was rated 4% very short, 18% short, 72% adequate, and 6% surplus.

Crop Progress

• Corn planted reached 97%, compared to 100% last year, and the five-year average of 96%.

• Corn emerged reached 92%, compared 96% last year, and the five-year average of 89%.

• Soybeans planted reached 95%, compared to 98% last year, and the five-year average of 90%.

• Soybeans emerged reached 88%, compared to 94% last year, and the five-year average of 79%.

• Winter wheat mature reached 63%, compared to 52% last year, and the five-year average of 37%.

• Winter wheat harvested reached 13%, compared to 6% last year, and the five-year average of 5%.

Crop Condition

• Corn condition was rated 1% very poor, 5% poor, 23% fair, 56% good and 15% excellent.

• Soybeans condition was rated 1% very poor, 4% poor, 24% fair, 58% good and 13% excellent.

• Winter wheat condition was rated 1% very poor, 3% poor, 17% fair, 61% good and 18% excellent.

AgriNews Staff

AgriNews Staff

The Illinois AgriNews and Indiana AgriNews staff is in the field each week, covering topics that affect local farm families and their businesses. We give readers information they can’t get elsewhere to help them make better farming decisions.