According to Ohio’s office of the National Ag Statistics Service, last week was another hotter than normal week across much of the state.
On average, temperatures were 3.8 degrees above normal and while some parts of the state reported one to two partial days of rain, 90% of Ohio’s topsoil is short to very short of moisture, compared to 37% on average.
15% of corn is in good to excellent shape, down 4% from last week and 35% less than this time last year.
20% of soybeans are called good to excellent, 3% lower than a week ago and 33% below a year ago.
7% of pastures are rated good to excellent, down 2% on the week and 45% on the year.
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