Weekly MN Crop Report 05 Jun 12

The first soybean condition ratings of the year are in, and they say that soybeans across the state are in generally good condition. The USDA says that 77% of Minnesota’s soybean crop is rated in good or excellent condition. The report comes after a week of variable weather conditions, including a significant amount of rain in southern Minnesota. Topsoil moisture supplies were rated 95% adequate to surplus. Soybean planting is currently 98% complete, ahead of the 5-year average, and corn is 98% emerged, with an average height of 8 inches. 84% of Minnesota’s corn crop is in good or excellent condition.