Planting pace in Kentucky remains well ahead of the average even with the state’s varied precipitation last week.
The corn crop is 84% planted, with 64% of the crop emerged. Soybeans are 60% planted, with 38% emerged.
Winter wheat is 92% headed with 75% of the crop rated good to excellent.
Tobacco progress is also well ahead of the 5-year average with 27% set and 72% is larger than 4 inches. Pasture conditions have benefited from recent rains and warmer temperatures and are rated 69% good to excellent.
Topsoil and subsoil are rated 89% adequate to surplus.