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Adequate Conditions for Ohio Crop Progress Continue
Ohio Ag Connection - 06/15/2021

Spotty precipitation occurred with some areas reporting too much rain and other areas reporting not enough rain, but overall conditions remained adequate for crop growth, according to Cheryl Turner, state statistician, USDA NASS, Ohio Field Office. Topsoil moisture conditions were rated 90 percent adequate to surplus, up one percent from the previous week. Temperatures for the week ending Sunday were 6.9 degrees above historical normals, while the entire State averaged 1.25 inches of precipitation. There were 3.0 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending Sunday.

Farmers sprayed crops and side dressed nitrogen on corn fields.

Oats emerged was complete and oats condition was rated 75 percent good to excellent.

Corn planted progress was complete while corn emerged was at 94 percent.

Soybeans planted progress was 95 percent while soybeans emerged was 86 percent.

Winter wheat headed was 97 percent and the winter wheat crop was rated 77 percent good to excellent condition.

Pasture and range condition was rated 79 percent good to excellent condition.

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