June 27, 2022

Illinois Crop Progress

There were 5.7 days suitable for fieldwork in Illinois during the week ending June 5, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service, Heartland Regional Field Office.

Statewide, the average temperature was 71.1 degrees, 3.1 degrees above normal. Precipitation averaged 0.40 inches, 0.51 inches degrees below normal. Topsoil moisture supply was rated 1% very short, 9% short, 84% adequate, and 6% surplus. Subsoil moisture supply was rated 2% very short, 6% short, 85% adequate, and 7% surplus.

Illinois corn planted reached 95%, compared to the five-year average of 89% for the week ending June 5. Corn emerged reached 89%, compared to the five-year average of 80%. Corn condition was rated 1% poor, 18% fair, 66% good, and 15% excellent.

Soybeans planted reached 88%, compared to the five-year average of 78%. Soybeans emerged reached 75%, compared to the five-year average of 63%. Soybean condition was rated 2% poor, 16% fair, 68% good, 14% excellent. Winter wheat headed was 97%, compared to the five-year average of 95%. Winter wheat condition was rated 4% poor, 19% fair, 55% good, and 22% excellent.