Dry conditions advance MO harvest
The dry conditions across Missouri continues to push harvest progress. The USDA says Missouri soybean harvest is 59% complete, an increase of 21 points from the previous week. Missouri’s corn harvest increased slightly at 78% complete. Cotton harvest is at 55% complete. Rice harvest is near completion at 97%. More than half of the winter wheat is planted in the state. USDA says precipitation levels remain below normal for this time of the year. The top soil moisture is 49% short to adequate. Sub soil moisture is 58% short to adequate. Hay supplies are 85%% short to very short.