Tennessee crops: 65% cotton and 80% soybeans rated good to excellent
June 21, 2021 By Meghan Grebner Filed Under: Crops, News, Tennessee
Much drier weather allowed Tennessee farmers to get back in the fields. Farmers across the state have been harvesting wheat, planting soybeans, and catching up on post-emergent herbicide applications.
Corn is 9% silking and 81% rated good to excellent. Cotton planting is 97% complete with 26% squared and 65% rated good to excellent. Soybeans are 86% planted and 75% emerged, 80% of the crop is rated good to excellent. Fifty-three percent of the winter wheat crop has been harvested.
Pastures are rated 65% good to excellent, a slight decline on the week. The first cutting of hay is 85% complete and 76% of tobacco has been transplanted.
Topsoil moisture is 77% and subsoil moisture is 87% adequate to surplus.
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