Mississippi Crop Progress Report: May 9, 2011

Angus Catchot, Extension Entomologist
By Angus Catchot, Extension Entomologist May 11, 2011 14:39

Mississippi Crop Progress Report: May 9, 2011

Week ending May 8, 2011 Released: 3:00 P.M., May 9, 2011

According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service in Mississippi, there were 4.4 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, May 8, 2011. Last week started with rain on Monday, but the rest of the week was warm and dry for the state. Planting efforts continued once fields dried out. The flooding has continued along the Mississippi river and distributaries destroying summer crops. Soil moisture was rated 2 percent very short, 8 percent short, 77 adequate, and 13 percent surplus.

National Agricultures Statistics Services (Mississippi) Crop Progress for Week Ending 5/8/2011

Crop

This Week Last Week Last Year

5- Year Average

Corn Planted

99

97 99

99

Corn Emerged

96

93 95

96

Cotton Planted

19

7 49

45

Cotton Emerged

6

1 26

27

Peanuts Planted

36

2 7

20

Rice Planted

77

71 87

84

Rice Emerged

67

53 72

68

Sorghum Planted

47

40 75

67

Sorghum Emerged

37

21 58

51

Soybeans Planted

42

30 74

74

Soybeans Emerged

28

23 59

58

Wheat Heading

99

98 96

98

Wheat Mature

19

0

2

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Angus Catchot, Extension Entomologist
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