Arkansas crops: soybeans 64% and cotton 68% rated good to excellent
August 2, 2021 By Meghan Grebner Filed Under: Arkansas, Crops, Human Interest, News
Arkansas crop development remains close to the average pace.
Twenty three percent of the corn crop has reached maturity with 83% in the dough stage and 66% rated good to excellent. Rice is 49% headed, 1% mature, and 66% rated good to excellent. Cotton is catching up to the average pace with 98% is squaring and 90% is setting bolls, 68% of the crop is rated good to excellent. Soybeans are 92% blooming, 75% setting pods, and 64% is rated good to excellent. Peanuts are rated 89% good to excellent with 97% of the crop pegging.
Hay second cutting is 65% complete and 75% rated good. Pastures are rated 55% good to excellent.
Topsoil moisture is rated 58% percent adequate to surplus and subsoil moisture is rated 59% adequate to surplus.
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