2017 Ohio Crop Progress Update

Ohio’s Crop Progress — May 15, 2017

Light rains hindered the drying of fields and saturated soil moisture levels were maintained from the previous week’s heavy showers. There were 1.7 days suitable for fieldwork in Ohio during the week ending May 14, according to Cheryl Turner, Ohio State Statistician with the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. The spotty showers prevented producers from [...]

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Ohio’s Crop Progress — May 8, 2017

Rain and Flooding Impede Field Work Heavy rains continued throughout the week, preventing nearly all field work and leading to ponding in some fields. There were 0.7 days suitable for fieldwork in Ohio during the week ending May 7, according to Cheryl Turner, Ohio State Statistician with the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There was [...]

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Ohio’s Crop Progress — May 1, 2017

The week started out ideal for planting before spotty rains delayed field activity. There were 4.8 days suitable for fieldwork in Ohio during the week ending April 30, according to Cheryl Turner, Ohio State Statistician with the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Corn and soybean planting made solid progress in Western Ohio before rain set [...]

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Ohio’s Crop Progress — April 24th, 2017

Warmer and drier weather contributed to the most significant planting progress this season. There were 4.2 days suitable for fieldwork in Ohio during the week ending April 16, according to Cheryl Turner, Ohio State Statistician with the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Rain toward the end of the week stalled some growers but dry weather [...]

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Ohio’s Crop Progress – April 17, 2017

Warm Weather Drying Out Fields  There were 2.7 days suitable for fieldwork in Ohio during the week ending April 16, according to Cheryl Turner, Ohio State Statistician with the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Warmer temperatures this week helped to dry out some soils and created more fieldwork opportunities. Farmers were able to top dress [...]

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Ohio’s Crop Progress — April 10th, 2017

There were 0.8 days suitable for fieldwork in Ohio during the week ending April 9, according to Cheryl Turner, Ohio State Statistician with the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. A very wet week has kept producers out of the fields. There was a lot of rain in the beginning of the week followed by some [...]

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Ohio’s Crop Progress – April 3, 2017

There was 1 day suitable for fieldwork in Ohio during the week ending April 2, according to Cheryl Turner, Ohio State Statistician with the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Soil conditions have been too wet for planting and field work in most areas, but some spring tillage, burndown, anhydrous applications, and topdressing of wheat was [...]

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