Tennessee crop update 92% cotton and 66% soybeans planted

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Tennessee crop update 92% cotton and 66% soybeans planted

Parts of Tennessee were hit with some rains at the end of the week and planting progress came to a halt, while other areas are drier and are starting to cut and bale hay. 

Corn planting is 98% complete, with 87% emerged and 74% rated good to excellent.  Cotton planting is 92% complete with 3% squared and 71% rated good to excellent.  Soybeans are 66% planted and 47% emerged.  Eighty percent of the winter wheat crop is coloring and 77% is rated good to excellent.

Pastures are rated 57% good to excellent and could use some moisture as grazing increases. 

Topsoil moisture is 74% and subsoil moisture is 86% adequate to surplus. 

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