Ohio’s Crop Progress Report – April 18th, 2016

Topsoil and subsoil moisture declined this week due to less precipitation and warmer temperatures over the weekend, though field work was still limited by soggy fields. There were 1.9 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending April 17th. Oat planting progressed behind the 5-year average,but ahead of 2015. Corn planting remains at zero percent planted. Winter wheat maturity is ahead of schedule, and the crop continues to look great. Some damage to fruit trees is anticipated due to the recent drop in temperatures, but the extent is unknown at this time. While planting was very limited this week, growers continued prep work for the season.

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