WASHINGTON, D.C. (WJON News) - The latest crop progress report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture indicates central Minnesota’s crops are coping with the dry conditions.

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For the week of June 18th, Minnesota’s main crops scored as follows:

Corn:

  • Very Poor – 2%
  • Poor – 9%
  • Fair – 32%
  • Good – 45%
  • Excellent – 12%

Soybeans:

  • Very Poor – 1%
  • Poor – 8%
  • Fair – 28%
  • Good – 56%
  • Excellent – 7%

Pasture and rangeland:

  • Very Poor – 7%
  • Poor – 20%
  • Fair – 27%
  • Good – 43%
  • Excellent – 3%

Topsoil Moisture:

  • Very Short – 16%
  • Short – 30%
  • Adequate – 53%
  • Surplus – 1%

Subsoil Moisture:

  • Very Short – 12%
  • Short – 33%
  • Adequate – 53%
  • Surplus – 2%

The USDA crop progress report is published every Monday. To read the complete report, find it here.

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