MANHATTAN, Kan. June 3, 2019 – For the week ending June 2, 2019, there were 2.4 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 0 percent very short, 1 short, 61 adequate, and 38 surplus. Subsoil
moisture supplies rated 0 percent very short, 1 short, 63 adequate, and 36 surplus.

Field Crops Report: Winter wheat condition rated 3 percent very poor, 10 poor, 30 fair, 47 good, and 10 excellent. Winter wheat headed was 95 percent, equal to last year, and near 97 for the five-year average. Coloring was 16 percent, well behind 43 last year and 48 average. Corn condition rated 3 percent very poor, 14 poor, 40 fair, 39 good, and 4 excellent. Corn planted was 79 percent, behind 96 last year and 93 average. Emerged was 60 percent, well behind 89 last year and 81 average. Soybeans planted was 26 percent, well behind 77 last year and 53 average. Emerged was 16 percent, well behind 58 last year and 36 average. Sorghum planted was 8 percent, well behind 34 last year, and behind 26 average. Cotton condition rated 8 percent very poor, 8 poor, 53 fair, 29 good, and 2 excellent. Cotton planted was 48 percent, well behind 75 last year, and near 49 average. Sunflowers planted was 17 percent, behind 33 last year, and near 19 average.

Pasture and Range Report: Pasture and range conditions rated 1 percent very poor, 3 poor, 25 fair, 55 good, and 16 excellent.

Data for this news release were provided at the county level by USDA Farm Service Agency, KSU Extension Service, and other reporters across the State. Access the National Crop Progress and Condition publication at: https://usda.library.cornell.edu/concern/publications/8336h188j