Ohio’s corn and bean harvest 14% complete

Corn and soybean harvest in Ohio advanced 6 points from a week ago.

As of Sunday, September 30, corn and soybean harvest in Ohio was 14 percent complete, that’s 3 points ahead of the average pace for both crops.

51 percent of the corn crop is in poor to very poor condition, while 48 percent is in fair-to-good condition.

28 percent of soybeans are rated poor to very poor, 66 percent of the crop is reported in fair-to-good condition, down one point from a week ago.

Pasture conditions improved in the past week, as of Sunday, 46 percent were rated poor to very poor, compared to 53 percent last week. 51 percent of pastures are in fair-to good condition.

Topsoil moisture in Ohio is improving. 38 percent is rated short to very short, 56 percent is called adequate, and 6 percent is rated surplus.

Other Ohio crops:

Winter wheat seeding is seven percent complete, five points behind average.

Fall and winter apple harvest is 58 percent complete, seven points ahead of average.

Grape harvest has reached 72 percent complete, 14 points ahead of average.

Potato harvest is 90 percent complete, ahead of both last year and the 5-year average.

Processing tomatoes are 89 percent harvested, compared to 77 percent for the 5-year average.

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