July 15, 2024

Indiana crop progress for the week ending June 23

Indiana crop progress.

There were 6.6 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending June 23, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service Indiana Field Office. The average temperature for the week was 80.9 degrees, 8.6 degrees above normal for the state. The statewide average precipitation was 0.62 inches, 0.27 inches below normal.

Topsoil moisture supply was rated 12% very short, 42% short, 44% adequate and 2% surplus. Subsoil moisture supply was rated 9% very short, 35% short, 54% adequate and 2% surplus.

Crop Progress

• Corn emerged reached 98%, compared to 92% last year, and the five-year average of 95%.

• Corn silking reached 1%, compared to 2% last year, and the five-year average of 1%.

• Soybeans emerged reached 95%, compared to 98% last year, and the five-year average of 87%.

• Soybeans blooming reached 3%, compared to 3% last year, and the five-year average of 2%.

• Winter wheat mature reached 81%, compared to 76% last year, and the five-year average of 63%.

• Winter wheat harvested reached 39%, compared to 17% last year, and the five-year average of 16%.

Crop Condition

• Corn condition was rated 3% very poor, 8% poor, 26% fair, 51% good and 12% excellent.

• Soybeans condition was rated 3% very poor, 9% poor, 27% fair, 50% good and 11% excellent.

Winter wheat condition was rated 1% very poor, 3% poor, 17% fair, 58% good and 21% excellent.

Range and pastures condition was rated 3% very poor, 8% poor, 33% fair, 49% good and 7% 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.