Thanks to 5-days suitable for fieldwork last week, wheat harvest in the state went from 28 percent complete a week ago, to 93 percent complete as of Sunday, a jump of 65 points. Even so, wheat harvest is still 5 points behind the 5-year average. The condition of the crop slipped from last week to 63 percent fair-to-good, a drop of 7 points.
63 percent of the Ohio corn crop has reached the silk stage, that’s 11 points ahead of the 5-year average. 65 percent of the crop is rated fair-to-good, a slight improvement from a week earlier.
The soybean crop is advancing. As of Sunday, July 21, 60 percent of the crop is blooming, 7 percent of the crop is setting pods. 71 percent of Ohio soybeans are in fair-to-good condition, a decline of 2 points from last week’s condition rating.
Oat harvest is 24 percent complete.
The pasture condition rating is 73 percent fair-to-good, the same as last week.
The latest weekly crop and weather report has topsoil moisture in the state 94 percent adequate to surplus.
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