July 15, 2024

Indiana crop progress for the week ending June 30

Indiana crop progress.

There were 5.2 days suitable for fieldwork in the week ending June 30, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service Indiana Field Office. Statewide, the average temperature was 74.5 degrees, 1.3 degrees above normal. Precipitation averaged 1.16 inches, 0.18 inches above normal.

Topsoil moisture supply was rated 9% very short, 32% short, 55% adequate, and 4% surplus. Subsoil moisture supply was rated 8% very short, 33% short, 56% adequate, and 3% surplus.

Corn silking reached 7%, compared to the five-year average of 3%. Corn condition was rated 2% very poor, 7% poor, 26% fair, 52% good, and 13% excellent.

Soybeans blooming reached 15%, compared to the five-year average of 10%. Soybeans setting pods reached 1%. Soybeans condition was rated 2% very poor, 7% poor, 27% fair, 52% good, and 12% excellent.

Winter wheat harvested for grain reached 64%, compared to the five-year average of 34%.

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.