2017 Ohio Crop Progress Update

Ohio’s Crop Progress — September 25, 2017

Extreme heat and dry conditions over most of Ohio helped push corn and soybeans to maturity last week, according to Cheryl Turner, Ohio State Statistician for the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Rain was largely confined to the northwestern part of the state with locally heavy spots. There were 5.8 days suitable for fieldwork for [...]

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Ohio’s Crop Progress — September 18, 2017

Dry Conditions Continue Limited rain fell over the week, extending a dry spell as growers gear up for harvest, according to Cheryl Turner, Ohio State Statistician for the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were 5.6 days available for fieldwork for the week ending September 17, 2017. Very little residual rainfall from Hurricane Irma was [...]

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Ohio’s Crop Progress — September 11, 2017

Conditions have been mostly dry with the exception of some scattered rain in some counties thorough out the week, according to Cheryl Turner, Ohio State Statistician for the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were 5.5 days available for fieldwork for the week ending September 10, 2017. Crops that haven’t reached maturity could still benefit [...]

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Ohio’s Crop Progress — September 5, 2017

Spotty rains last week were expected to improve soybean yields on later planted fields, but for early planted corn and soybean fields, it may have been too little too late, according to Cheryl Turner, Ohio State Statistician for the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were 5.4 days available for fieldwork for the week ending [...]

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Ohio’s Crop Progress — August 28, 2017

Cooler than normal temperatures and dry conditions were unwelcome for most growers when moisture and warm weather could have helped with grain fill and maturity, according to Cheryl Turner, Ohio State Statistician for the 20 USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were 6.3 days available for fieldwork for the week ending August 27th, 2017. Soil [...]

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Ohio’s Crop Progress — August 21, 2017

Temperatures across the state were above normal while most of the state saw very limited precipitation, according to Cheryl Turner, Ohio State Statistician with the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were 6 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending August 20th. While most of the state saw small amounts of rain, some locally [...]

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Ohio’s Crop Progress — August 14th, 2017

Aside from sporadic rainfall, most of the state received little to no rainfall, according to Cheryl Turner, Ohio State Statistician with the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were 5.9 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending August 13th. For many growers, the drier conditions add additional challenges to an already difficult season. Excessive [...]

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Ohio’s Crop Progress – August 7th, 2017

Drier conditions reduced soil moisture surpluses and temperatures dropped midweek, according to Cheryl Turner, Ohio State Statistician with the USDA’s National  Agricultural Statistics Service. There were 5.2 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending August 6th. More farmers were able to return to the fields . Some weed control measures took place this week [...]

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Ohio’s Crop Progress — July 24th, 2017

Continued wet conditions hamper field work While some areas of the state are still too waterlogged, some areas were dry enough for fieldwork until heavy rains over the weekend, according to Cheryl Turner, Ohio State Statistician with the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service.There were 3.6 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending July 23rd. [...]

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Ohio’s Crop Progress — July 17, 2017

Continued wet weather with heavy downpour events caused many fields to be lost to standing water and has stalled harvest, according to Cheryl Turner, Ohio State Statistician with the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were 1.9 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending July 16th. Northwest and Central Ohio were drenched by heavy [...]

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