Harvest pace continues to pick up for Arkansas farmers
Harvest pace for corn, rice, and soybeans continues to pick up.
According to the latest crop progress and conditions report from the USDA, 68% of corn is harvested with 96% mature. Soybeans are 12% harvested with 38% mature and 49% dropping leaves, 76% of the crop is called good to excellent. Rice is 40% harvested, 83% mature, and 71% rated good to excelling. Cotton is 67% opening bolls with 69% rated good to excellent.
Peanuts are 14% dug with 72% rated good to excellent. The second cutting of hay is 93% complete with 46% of alfalfa rated good to excellent.
Topsoil is 40% and subsoil is 46% adequate to surplus.