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Weekly Crop Report

Weekly Crop Report

S.D. Farmers Get Barely 4 Days for Fieldwork


News Staff - July 24, 2019

UNDATED - For the week ending Sunday, there were 4.2 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 0 percent very short, 1 short, 69 adequate, and 30 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 0 percent very short, 1 short, 68 adequate, and 31 surplus.

Corn condition rated 3 percent very poor, 7 poor, 32 fair, 43 good, and 15 excellent. Corn silking was 9 percent, well behind 72 last year and 50 for the five-year average.

Soybean condition rated 3 percent very poor, 8 poor, 42 fair, 33 good, and 14 excellent. Soybeans blooming was 45 percent, well behind 66 last year and 65 average.

Winter wheat condition rated 2 percent very poor, 5 poor, 28 fair, 53 good, and 12 excellent.

Spring wheat condition rated 1 percent very poor, 2 poor, 27 fair, 56 good, and 14 excellent. Spring wheat headed was 86 percent, behind 99 last year and 98 average.

Oats condition rated 1 percent very poor, 2 poor, 31 fair, 55 good, and 11 excellent. Oats headed was 90 percent, behind 99 both last year and average.

Sorghum condition rated 0 percent very poor, 1 poor, 44 fair, 43 good, and 12 excellent. Sorghum headed was 9 percent, well behind 29 last year and 31 average.

Pasture and range conditions rated 2 percent very poor, 3 poor, 15 fair, 50 good, and 30 excellent.

Data for this news release were provided at the county level by USDA Farm Service Agency, SDSU Extension Service, and other reporters across the State.



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