Following another week of wet weather, the Ohio field office of the National Ag Statistics Service (NASS) reports that as of Sunday, April 24 corn planting was 1 percent complete, 38 percent behind last year and 13 percent behind the 5-year average.
28 percent of the winter wheat is jointed, 77 percent of the Ohio wheat crop is in fair to good condition.
15 percent of the oats were planted, 4 percent of the crop has emerged.
87 percent of hay acreage is in fair to good condition, a one percent drop from last week.
85 percent of the Ohio apple and peach crop were in fair to good condition, down slightly from a week ago.