Missouri corn development behind


Missouri corn development behind

Half of Missouri corn crop is in good condition with 13 percent excellent. As of Sunday, nearly 30% of corn had dented, behind the five-year average of nearly 50%.

Eighty-two percent of corn had reached the dough stage, in line with average.

Soybean conditions are similar to Missouri corn with 56-percent in good condition, nine-percent excellent. Soybeans blooming reached 86 percent, in line with average with pod setting a little behind at 58%.

Cotton condition is 66 percent good, 30 percent fair, none is rated excellent.

Nearly 85% of rice had headed, in line with the average, with condition mostly fair to good.