Favorable weather, little planting progress in SD due to saturated soil

For the week ending June 9, 2019, there were 5.5 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 0 percent very short, 3 short, 61 adequate, and 36 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 0 percent very short, 1 short, 58 adequate, and 41 surplus.

Field Crops Report:
Corn condition rated 2 percent very poor, 7 poor, 36 fair, 50 good, and 5 excellent. Corn planted was 64 percent, well behind 100 last year and 99 for the five-year average. Emerged was 34 percent, well behind 93 last year and 92 average.
Soybeans planted was 43 percent, well behind 95 last year and 93 average. Emerged was 11 percent, well behind 76 both last year and average.
Winter wheat condition rated 2 percent very poor, 4 poor, 34 fair, 56 good, and 4 excellent. Winter wheat headed was 23 percent, well behind 67 last year and 68 average.
Spring wheat condition rated 0 percent very poor, 1 poor, 30 fair, 62 good, and 7 excellent. Spring wheat planted was 96 percent, near 100 both last year and average. Emerged was 89 percent, behind 99 last year and 97 average.
Oats condition rated 1 percent very poor, 2 poor, 30 fair, 60 good, and 7 excellent. Oats planted was 93 percent, behind 100 both last year and average. Emerged was 83 percent, behind 99 last
year and 98 average.
Sorghum planted was 44 percent, well behind 83 last year and 71 average.
Sunflowers planted was 19 percent, well behind 60 last year and 54 average.

Pasture and Range Report:
Pasture and range conditions rated 1 percent very poor, 4 poor, 24 fair, 52 good, and 19 excellent.