Crop progress and condition as of August 8

National Agriculture Statistics Service Crop progress and condition as of August 8 Submitted For the week ending Aug. 7, there were 6.6 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Topsoil moisture supplies rated 33 percent very short, 40 percent short, 27 percent adequate, and zero percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 34 percent very short, 39 percent short, 27 percent adequate and zero percent surplus.

Field Crops Report: Corn condition rated 16 percent very poor, 22 percent poor, 32 percent fair, 24 percent good and six percent excellent. Corn silking was 83 percent, behind 92 percent for both last year and the five-year average. Dough was 49 percent, behind 60 percent last year and 58 percent average. Dented was six percent, behind 11 percent last year and 17 percent average.

Soybean condition rated eight percent very poor, 16 percent poor, 35 percent fair, 35 percent good and six percent excellent. Soybeans blooming was 76 percent, near 79 percent last year and 80 percent average. Setting pods was 43 percent, behind 48 percent last year and 52 percent average.

Sorghum condition rated 12 percent very poor, 23 percent poor, 33 percent fair, 30 percent good and two percent excellent. Sorghum headed was 35 percent, well behind 57 percent last year and behind 52 percent average. Coloring was four percent, near eight percent last year and six percent average.

Cotton condition rated four percent very poor, 16 percent poor, 48 percent fair, 30 percent good and two percent excellent. Cotton setting bolls was 78 percent, ahead of 62 percent last year, and well ahead of 40 percent average. Bolls opening was two percent, near three percent last year and one percent average.

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 27 percent very poor, 27 percent poor, 29 percent fair, 16 percent good and one percent excellent.

Data for this news release were provided at the county level by USDA Farm Service Agency, KSU Extension Service, and other reporters across the State. Access the National Crop Progress and Condition publication at: https://usda.library.cornell.edu/concern/publications/8336h188j Access Crop Progress and Condition graphical products at: https://www.nass.usda.gov/Charts_and_Maps/Crop_Progress_&_Condition/2022/index.php

Crop Progress by District For the Week Ending Aug. 7, 2022

Percent

NW

 WC 

SW

 NC 

C 

SC 

NE 

EC 

SE 

STATE

Corn Silking 

60

78

84

83

91

99

99

95

98

83

Corn Dough 

17

23

45

44

76

78

79

54

91

49

Corn Dented 

0

0

1

1

23

11

8

8

38

6

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