Ohio crops needed the drink


Ohio crops needed the drink

The USDA says rains this past week helped Ohio crops through the recent heatwave.

Seventy-seven percent of the state’s corn cropis in good to excellent condition. Eighty-seven percent of corn is in the dough stage, 54 percent is dented, and three percent is mature.

Seventy-eight percent of soybeans are rated good to excellent. Ninety-four percent are blooming and 89 percent are setting pods.