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Missouri Cotton Harvest Pace Slightly Ahead of 2017
Missouri Ag Connection - 11/06/2018

Temperatures last week averaged 49.6 degrees, 2.1 degrees below normal. Precipitation averaged 1.55 inches statewide, 0.38 inches above normal. There were 3.4 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday. Topsoil moisture supply was rated 5 percent short, 79 percent adequate, and 16 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supply was rated 3 percent very short, 14 percent short, 77 percent adequate, and 6 percent surplus.

Corn harvested progressed to 92 percent this week.

Soybeans harvested reached 64 percent this week, which is 11 percentage points behind last year.

Cotton harvested reached 92 percent this week, 4 percentage points ahead of last year.

Sorghum harvested progressed to 82 percent this week.

Winter wheat planted progressed to 64 percent. Winter wheat emerged progressed to 44 percent. Winter wheat conditions was 6 percent poor, 47 percent fair, 42 percent good, and 5 percent excellent.

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