Tennessee crops: corn 78% and cotton 71% rated good to excellent
Tennessee crops are off to a strong start this year. The USDA reports weather was favorable for planting and transplanting crops and cutting hay.
Corn is rated 78% good to excellent with 97% planted and 87% emerged. emerged. Soybeans are 68% planted with 50% of the crop emerged. Cotton is rated 71% good to excellent and 85% of the crop planted with 2% squaring.
Winter wheat is rated 73% good to excellent with 89% of the crop coloring, 22% mature, and 1% harvested. Pastures are rated 70% good to excellent and the hay crop is rated 69% good to excellent.
Topsoil moisture is 89% adequate to surplus and subsoil moisture is 90% adequate to surplus.