92% of Indiana corn, 88% of soybeans planted
The USDA says another dry week left many farmers hoping for rain in Indiana.
Topsoil moisture is rated 40 percent very short to short and subsoil moisture is rated 35 percent very short to short.
Ninety-two percent of the state’s corn crop is planted, 71 percent of the crop has emerged, and 72 percent is rated good to excellent.
Soybean planting is 88 percent complete. Sixty-three percent of the crop has emerged and is rated 70 percent good to excellent.
The fist cutting of alfalfa hay is 61 percent complete. The first cutting of other hay is 47 percent complete.