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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • Ag minute: Crop planting progress

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  • As of June 24, Sorghum planting was 89 percent complete, behind 94 last year but near 87 average. The crop was 64 percent emerged, behind 79 last year and 67 average. Condition rated 1 percent very poor, 5 poor, 38 fair, 53 good, and 3 excellent.
     
    Soybean planting advanced to 88 percent complete, behind 98 last year and 91 average. The crop was 78 percent emerged, behind 91 last year and 83 average. Condition rated 1 percent very poor, 2 poor, 30 fair, 63 good, and 4 excellent.
     
    Cotton planting was 88 percent complete, behind 100 last year and 97 average. The amount of crop squaring was 3 percent, behind 17 last year and 8 average. Condition rated 0 percent very poor, 2 poor, 47 fair, 40 good, and 11 excellent.
     
    Sunflower planting was 74 percent complete, behind last year’s 88 but near 72 average. The crop was 49 percent emerged, behind last year’s 76 but near 50 average.

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