Mississippi Crop Progress Report April 3, 2011

Angus Catchot, Extension Entomologist
By Angus Catchot, Extension Entomologist April 6, 2011 11:16

Mississippi Crop Progress Report April 3, 2011

According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service in Mississippi, there were 4.2 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, April 3, 2011. A week of wet weather persisted with thunderstorms and scattered showers sweeping through Mississippi. The rain slowed planting progress in northern parts of the state. Corn planting continues while rice and soybean planting has just started. Soil moisture was rated 2 percent very short, 13 percent short, 53 adequate, and 32 percent surplus.

National Agricultures Statistics Services (Mississippi) Crop Progress for Week Ending 4/03/2011

Crop

This Week Last Week Last Year

5- Year Average

Corn Planted

66 46 50

59

Corn Emerged

27 3 13

33

Rice Planted

6 9

4

Soybeans Planted

5 5

9

Wheat Jointing

93 80 60

67

Wheat Heading

8 2 0 8
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Angus Catchot, Extension Entomologist
By Angus Catchot, Extension Entomologist April 6, 2011 11:16
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