December 08, 2022

Indiana crop progress

There were 6 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending Sept. 18. Corn dented reached 86%, compared to the five-year average of 86%. Corn mature reached 29%, compared to the five-year average of 45%. Corn harvested for grain reached 1%, compared to the five-year average of 6%. Corn harvested for silage reached 66%, compared to 75% last year. Corn condition was rated 4% very poor, 9% poor, 33% fair, 47% good, and 7% excellent. Soybeans dropping leaves reached 42%, compared to the five-year average of 49%. Soybeans harvested reached 1%, compared to 4% last year. Soybean condition was rated 4% very poor, 9% poor, 33% fair, 47% good, and 7% excellent. Alfalfa hay third cutting reached 95%, compared to the five-year average of 96%. Alfalfa hay fourth cutting reached 53%, compared to the five-year average of 53%. Pasture condition was rated 4% very poor, 12% poor, 39% fair, 42% good, and 3% excellent.