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Missouri farmers see productive week with favorable weather

Missouri farmers see productive week with favorable weather


By Blake Jackson

Missouri farmers enjoyed a productive week with 4.4 days suitable for fieldwork. Warmer than average temperatures and above-normal precipitation aided crop development. Here's a summary of key findings:

  • Corn: Planting reached 97%, exceeding the five-year average (94%). Emergence reached 90%, also surpassing the historical average (87%). Crop condition remained positive, with 58% rated good and 11% excellent.
  • Soybeans: Planting progress accelerated, reaching 79% compared to the five-year average of 67%. Emergence followed suit at 67%, outperforming the historical average (52%). Soybean condition mirrored corn, with 60% rated good.
  • Cotton: With emergence at 97%, cotton development is ahead of the five-year average (92%). Squaring, an early stage of fruit formation, reached 8%, exceeding the historical average (6%). Crop condition remained favorable, with 60% rated good.
  • Rice: Emergence progressed to 95%, surpassing the five-year average (89%). Rice condition leaned positive, with 73% rated good.
  • Winter Wheat: Harvest for grain reached 10%, significantly ahead of the historical average (4%). Winter wheat condition remained steady, with 62% rated good.

Overall, Missouri farmers benefitted from favorable weather conditions, leading to advanced crop development and positive crop condition across the board.

Photo Credit: usda

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