Statewide, 93 percent of intended soybean acres in Indian have been planted, five points ahead of the 5-year average, but in southern Indiana planting progress slips down to just 76 percent. Overall, 81 percent of the soybean crop is in fair-to-good condition.
The Indiana corn crop has a rating of 78 percent fair-to-good and the winter wheat crop is rated 75 percent fair-to-good.
As of Sunday, June 16, first cutting alfalfa was 78 percent complete, just 4 points behind the 5-year average, 74 percent of the state’s pastures are in fair-to-good condition.
Topsoil moisture in the state is 97 percent adequate to surplus.