Tennessee crops: soybeans 56% and cotton 46% rated good to excellent
Tennessee crops are starting to show signs of stress in some areas as hot and dry weather persists.
Statewide, soybeans are rated 56% good to excellent, with 83% emerged and 12% blooming. Seven percent of soybeans still need to be planted. Cotton is rated 46% good to excellent, 33% of cotton is squaring and 3% setting bolls. Winter wheat is rated 59% good to excellent and 81% is harvested.
Pastures conditions dropped to 33% good to excellent. The first cutting of hay is 93% complete.
Topsoil moisture is 33% and subsoil moisture is 41% adequate.