NEBRASKA

Topsoil moisture supplies rated 5 percent very short, 21 short, 69 adequate, and 5 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 4 percent very short, 14 short, 75 adequate, and 7 surplus.

Field Crops Report

Corn condition rated 1 percent very poor, 5 poor, 23 fair, 58 good, and 13 excellent. Corn silking was 85 percent, behind 94 last year and 95 for the five-year average. Dough was 27 percent, well behind 54 last year, and behind 40 average.

Soybean condition rated 1 percent very poor, 4 poor, 25 fair, 57 good, and 13 excellent. Soybeans blooming was 78 percent, behind 92 last year and 91 average. Setting pods was 51 percent, behind 66 last year and 62 average.

Winter wheat harvested was 75 percent, behind 93 last year, and well behind 96 average.

Sorghum condition rated 0 percent very poor, 1 poor, 16 fair, 73 good, and 10 excellent. Sorghum headed was 43 percent, well behind 75 last year, and behind 61 average. Coloring was 4 percent, near 5 last year and 6 average.

Oats harvested was 75 percent, well behind 96 last year, and behind 86 average.

Dry edible bean condition rated 2 percent very poor, 9 poor, 32 fair, 49 good, and 8 excellent. Dry edible beans blooming was 60 percent. Setting pods was 23 percent.

Pasture and Range Report

Pasture and range conditions rated 1 percent very poor, 2 poor, 15 fair, 67 good, and 15 excellent.

 IOWA

Topsoil moisture condition was rated 5 percent very short, 26 percent short, 67 percent adequate and 2 percent surplus. Areas in 41 counties throughout Iowa were rated as abnormally dry according to the August 1, 2019 U.S. Drought Monitor. Subsoil moisture condition was rated 3 percent very short, 19 percent short, 75 percent adequate and 3 percent surplus.

Field Crops Report

Eighty-four percent of the corn crop has begun to silk, 15 days behind last year and 10 days behind the 5-year average. Twenty percent of the crop reached the dough stage, 10 days behind last year and one week behind average. Corn condition rated 66 percent good to excellent. Seventy-eight percent of the soybean crop has started to bloom, 15 days behind last year and 11 days behind average. Thirty-three percent of the crop has started setting pods, 16 days behind last year and 13 days behind average. Soybean condition improved slightly to 65 percent good to excellent from the previous week. Nearly all of the oat crop has started coloring at 97 percent statewide. Sixty-four percent of the oat crop has been harvested for grain, nearly one week behind average.

Pasture and Range Report

The second cutting of alfalfa hay reached 86 percent, 6 days behind average. The third cutting of alfalfa hay reached 11 percent complete statewide, 8 days behind average. Hay condition rated 61 percent good to excellent. Pasture condition continued to decline for the fifth straight week with 53 percent good to excellent. There were no major livestock issues reported this past week.

KANSAS

Topsoil moisture supplies rated 9 percent very short, 31 short, 56 adequate, and 4 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 4 percent very short, 22 short, 70 adequate, and 4 surplus.

Field Crops Report

Corn condition rated 3 percent very poor, 10 poor, 33 fair, 46 good, and 8 excellent. Corn silking was 85 percent, behind 95 last year and 93 for the five-year average. Dough was 39 percent, well behind 63 last year, and behind 50 average. Dented was 9 percent, behind 21 last year, and equal to average.

Soybean condition rated 3 percent very poor, 7 poor, 41 fair, 44 good, and 5 excellent. Soybeans blooming was 56 percent, well behind 88 last year and 77 average. Setting pods was 22 percent, well behind 61 last year and 43 average.

Sorghum condition rated 1 percent very poor, 5 poor, 27 fair, 58 good, and 9 excellent. Sorghum headed was 26 percent, well behind 55 last year, and behind 44 average. Coloring was 3 percent, near 6 last year, and equal to average.

Cotton condition rated 9 percent very poor, 20 poor, 37 fair, 31 good, and 3 excellent. Cotton squaring was 78 percent, behind 95 last year, but near 75 average. Setting bolls was 26 percent, behind 32 last year, and equal to average.

Pasture and Range Report

Pasture and range conditions rated 1 percent very poor, 5 poor, 24 fair, 61 good, and 9 excellent.

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