MANHATTAN, Kan.  – For the week ending May 12, 2019, there were 1.1 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Topsoil moisture supplies rated 0 percent very short, 2 short, 62 adequate, and 36 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 0 percent very short, 2 short, 70 adequate, and 28 surplus.

Field Crops Report: Winter wheat condition rated 2 percent very poor, 9 poor, 33 fair, 43 good, and 13 excellent. Winter wheat jointed was 89 percent, ahead of 84 last year. Headed was 35 percent, near 39 last year, and well behind 64 for the five-year average.

Corn planted was 46 percent, behind 65 last year, and well behind 67 average. Emerged was 26 percent, behind 34 last year and 38 average.

Soybeans planted was 7 percent, well behind 28 last year, and behind 16 average. Sorghum planted was 1 percent, near 3 both last year and average. Cotton planted was 5 percent, equal to both last year and average.

Sunflowers planted was 1 percent, near 2 last year, and equal to average. Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 1 percent very poor, 3 poor, 24 fair, 59 good, and 13 excellent.