July 15, 2024

Illinois crop progress for the week ending June 30

Illinois crop progress.

There were 5.4 days suitable for fieldwork in the week ending June 30, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service Illinois Field Office. Statewide, the average temperature was 76.1 degrees, 1.8 degrees above normal. Precipitation averaged 1.07 inches, 0.13 inches above normal.

Topsoil moisture supply was rated 11% very short, 30% short, 58% adequate, and 1% surplus. Subsoil moisture supply was rated 9% very short, 28% short, 61% adequate, and 2% surplus.

Corn silking reached 17%, compared to the five-year average of 3%. Corn condition was rated 4% very poor, 6% poor, 25% fair, 53% good, and 12% excellent.

Soybeans emerged reached 95%, compared to the five-year average of 93%. Soybeans blooming reached 25%, compared to the five-year average of 10%. Soybeans setting pods reached 1%. Soybeans condition was rated 3% very poor, 6% poor, 27% fair, 56% good, and 8% excellent.

Winter wheat harvested for grain reached 89%, compared to the five-year average of 68%.

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.