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Crop conditions

Saturday, September 15, 2007

The condition of crops in Southeast Missouri as of Sept. 9.

Corn harvested

2007: 72 percent

2006: 62 percent

Corn yield forecast

164 bushels per acre

2006: 160.6 bushels

Corn condition

Very poor: 4 percent

Poor: 10 percent

Fair: 24 percent

Good: 44 percent

Excellent: 18 percent

Soybean yield forecast

32 bushels per acres

2006: 39.8

Soybean condition

Very poor: 22 percent

Poor: 28 percent

Fair: 30 percent

Good: 14 percent

Excellent: 6 percent

Pasture condition

Very poor: 87 percent

Poor: 13 percent

Topsoil moisture supply

Very short: 28 percent

Short: 36 percent

Adequate: 26 percent

Surplus: 10 percent

SOURCE: USDA


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