Missouri harvests slow to pick up

Missouri harvests slow to pick up

Missouri crop harvests are lagging behind average.

The USDA reports as of Sunday, nine percent of soybeans are harvested, on pace with the five-year average Sixty-eight percent of the crop is dropping leaves with 47% rated good to excellent.

Cotton harvest is six percent complete, compared to 12 percent on average. Eighty-three percent of the crop is opening bolls and 56 percent is considered good.

Corn harvest is 34 percent complete, compared to the five-year average of 44 percent.


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