PAST WEATHER GRAPHICS FOR
Nationally, suitable field days increased to 3.56 this week. The Northern Plains states continued to have minimal field days due to cooler temperatures than average and cool soil temperatures.
Nationally, corn planting progressed slightly, especially in the Central Plains and Southeast. Corn planting is still lagging behind most states 5 year averages, especially in Kentucky and Tennessee.
All states other than Idaho have planted less spring wheat than their 5 year averages. However, Idaho, South Dakota, and Washington all experienced weekly changes of greater than 10% planting progress.
Nationally, winter wheat conditions stayed at 34%. California experienced the greatest weekly change at a 5% improvement in condition.