Minnesota farmers were able to take advantage of 6.4 days suitable for fieldwork last week.
According to the USDA, as of Sunday, 96% of Minnesota’s corn had emerged, that’s over a week ahead of the 5 year average. Corn condition was rate 3% poor, 28% fair, 56% good and 13% excellent.
Soybeans emerged reached 93%, 4 days ahead of last year and a week ahead of the 5 year average. Soybean condition was rated 3% poor, 27% fair, 55% good and 15% excellent.
Statewide, topsoil moisture supplies were rated 10% very short, 41% short, 48% adequate and 1% surplus.