Crop progress report

The National Agricultural Statistics Service released its crop progress report for the week ending on Aug. 1. Nationally corn is 7% dented (2% ahead of average), and 31% is in the dough stage, which is 7% ahead of average. Soybeans are 86% blooming, up 12% on the average and 53% are setting pods, which is 5% ahead of the average. Winter wheat is 83% harvested 5% behind the average. The national corn and beans crop condition dropped from last week but they are still ahead of last year. Ohio was .9 degrees above normal last week with .26 inches of precipitation below average. Topsoil moisture is as close to average as you can get. Corn silked in Ohio is 94%. The average is 88%. Corn is 30% in the dough stage. The average is 14%. In Ohio, 87% of the soybeans are blooming and 55% are setting pods, the averages are 89% and 45%, respectively. Ohio corn is 62% in good or excellent condition and 60% of Ohio soybeans are in the same categories. Ohio oats are 96% harvested. The average is 55%. Apples are 62% harvested. The average is 44%. Peach harvest is 58% complete and potatoes are 22% dug, well ahead of the 6% average.

Soybeans are 86% blooming, up 12% on the average and 53% are setting pods, which is 5% ahead of the average.

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