Tennessee crops: 92 percent apples in full bloom


Tennessee crops: 92 percent apples in full bloom

Warmer weather helped farmers make significant planting progress last week.  Fifty-four percent of the state’s corn crop has been planted and 26 percent emerged.  Fourteen percent of soybeans have been planted.  Ninety-eight percent of the winter wheat crop has jointed and 81 percent headed.  Sixty-one percent of the crop is rated good to excellent.

Ninety-two percent of apples are in full bloom and 65 percent is rated good to excellent.  60 percent of strawberries are rated good to excellent. 

Sixty-seven percent of pastures are rated good to excellent.

100 percent of Topsoil and Subsoil are called adequate to surplus.

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