Minnesota farmers were able to take advantage of 6 days suitable for fieldwork last week.
According to the USDA, as of Sunday, 98% of Minnesota’s corn has emerged, 5 days ahead of the 5 year average. Overall corn condition declined to 58% good to excellent compared to the previous week’s 69%.
Soybeans emerged reached 97%, the same as last year and 11 days ahead of average. Soybean condition declined to 61% good to excellent, compared to the previous week’s 70%.
Statewide, topsoil moisture supplies were rated 19% very short, 45% short, 35% adequate and 1% surplus.