Scattered rainfall throughout Minnesota allowed 5.4 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending September 26th, according to the USDA.
Corn dented reached 97%, four days behind last year, but four days ahead of average. Corn mature reached 75%, three days behind last year but eight days ahead of average. Corn harvested for grain reached 10%, five days ahead of last year and 10 days ahead of average. Corn harvested for silage reached 92%. Corn condition was rated 38% good to excellent.
Soybeans dropping leaves reached 90%, one day ahead of last year and seven days ahead of the average. Soybeans harvested reached 30%. Soybean condition was rated 35% good to excellent.
Statewide, topsoil moisture supplies were rated 9% very short, 24% short, 65% adequate and 1% surplus.