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S.D. Corn and Soybeans Progressing Ahead of Average
South Dakota Ag Connection - 09/15/2020

For the week ending Sunday, there were 5.3 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 12% very short, 37% short, 51% adequate, and 0% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 10% very short, 33% short, 57% adequate, and 0% surplus.

Corn condition rated 4% very poor, 6% poor, 22% fair, 60% good, and 8% excellent. Corn dented was 88%, well ahead of 46% last year, and ahead of 74% for the five-year average. Mature was 47%, well ahead of 5% last year and 21% average. Harvested was 1%.

Soybean condition rated 4% very poor, 7% poor, 25% fair, 58% good, and 6% excellent. Soybeans dropping leaves was 61%, well ahead of 7% last year and 41% average. Harvested was 1%, equal to average.

Winter wheat planted was 20%, ahead of 4% last year and 14% average.

Sorghum condition rated 0% very poor, 4% poor, 35% fair, 59% good, and 2% excellent. Sorghum coloring was 93%, well ahead of 63% last year, and ahead of 75% average. Mature was 32%, well ahead of 5% last year, and ahead of 14% average.

Pasture and range conditions rated 3% very poor, 23% poor, 44% fair, 29% good, and 1% excellent.

Data for this news release were provided at the county level by USDA Farm Service Agency, SDSU Extension Service, and other reporters across the State.

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