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Iowa Crop Progress Report as of June 9, 2013

Below are the USDA National Agricultural Statistical Service crop and soil moisture conditions in Iowa as of June 9, 2013. You can check out the full report by clicking here.

Iowa Planted Acreage
Statewide Last week Last year 5-year average
Corn Planted 92% 88% 100% 99%
Corn Emerged 81% 73% 100% 96%
Soybeans Planted 60% 44% 100% 95%
Soybeans Emerged 39% 23% 93% 83%

Rain continues to limit fieldwork across the state. From the Iowa report:

Fields already wet from the previous week, did not dry enough between rain events to allow significant planting progress to be made. Farmers commented warmth and sun would benefit the growing corn and soybean crops.

Quality
Very Poor Poor Fair Good Excellent
Corn 3% 11% 34% 44% 8%
Pasture & Range 1% 6% 25% 45% 23%
Topsoil Moisture State Last Week Last Year
Very Short 0% 0% 26%
Short 0% 0% 40%
Adequate 42% 43% 34%
Surplus 58% 57% 0%
Subsoil Moisture State Last Week Last Year
Very Short 0% 1% 20%
Short 2% 4% 39%
Adequate 60% 57% 41%
Surplus 38% 38% 0%
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