Mississippi Crop Progress Report: May 15, 2011

Angus Catchot, Extension Entomologist
By Angus Catchot, Extension Entomologist May 17, 2011 12:15

Mississippi Crop Progress Report:  May 15, 2011

 Week ending May 15, 2011 Released: 3:00 P.M., May 16, 2011

According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service in Mississippi, there were 4.8 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, May 15, 2011. Most of last week was warm and dry for the state. On Friday, a cold front moved through the state bringing some rain showers and cool air. Soybeans, sorghum, and cotton planting progressed well. Soil moisture was rated 5 percent very short, 18 percent short, 66 adequate, and 11 percent surplus.

National Agricultures Statistics Services (Mississippi) Crop Progress for Week Ending 5/15/2011
Crop

This Week

Last Week Last Year

5- Year Average

Corn Planted

100

99 100

100

Corn Emerged

98

96 98

98

Cotton Planted

53

19 73

61

Cotton Emerged

19

6 45

42

Peanuts Planted

70

36 28

41

Rice Planted

85

77 95

89

Rice Emerged

77

67 82

81

Sorghum Planted

59

47 81

76

Sorghum Emerged

47

37 73

64

Soybeans Planted

61

42 84

82

Soybeans Emerged

42

28 70

71

Wheat Heading

100

99 99

100

Wheat Mature

28

19 8 10
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Angus Catchot, Extension Entomologist
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