United States Department of Agriculture
National Agricultural Statistics Service
|Missouri Field Office|
There were 4.2 days suitable for fieldwork. Topsoil moisture supply was 4 percent very short, 18 percent short, 72 percent adequate, and 6 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supply was 18 percent very short, 30 percent short, 51 percent adequate, and 1 percent surplus. Fall tillage was 50 percent complete, 24 days behind last year and 8 days behind normal (5-year average).
Corn harvested was 89 percent complete, 39 days behind last year but 3 days ahead of normal. Corn moisture at harvest was 16.3 percent, ranging from 14.2 percent in the southwest district to 16.7 percent in the north-central district. Soybeans mature were 99 percent, the same as last year and normal. Soybeans harvested were 75 percent complete, 8 days behind last year and 6 days behind normal. Cotton opening bolls was 99 percent complete. Cotton harvested was 64 percent complete, 18 days behind last year and 17 days behind normal. Rice harvested was 99 percent complete, 15 days behind last year but 2 days ahead of normal. Sorghum harvested was 86 percent complete, 7 days behind last year but 4 days ahead of normal. Winter wheat planting was 76 percent complete, 9 days behind last year and 2 days behind normal. Winter wheat emerged was 58 percent complete, 7 days behind last year but the same as normal. Winter wheat condition was 1 percent poor, 52 percent fair, 45 percent good, and 2 percent excellent.
Pasture condition was 3 percent very poor, 17 percent poor, 52 percent fair, 26 percent good, and 2 percent excellent. Supply of hay and other roughages was 1 percent very short, 7 percent short, 80 percent adequate, and 12 percent surplus. In Webster County a few hay fields were cut in hopes of freeze drying it for baling. Stock water supplies were 2 percent very short, 14 percent short, 81 percent adequate, and 3 percent surplus.
Temperatures ranged from 2 degrees below average to 2 degrees above average across the state. Precipitation averaged 0.94 of an inch statewide. The southwest district received 1.43 inches. Dade County reported 2.00 inches.
|District Summaries As Of November 10, 2013|
|Days Suitable For Fieldwork|
|Topsoil Moisture Supply|
|Subsoil Moisture Supply|
|Ground Worked Fall Tillage, Percent|
|Corn Harvested, Percent|
|Soybeans Harvested, Percent|
|Sorghum Harvested, Percent|
|Winter Wheat Planted, Percent|
|Winter Wheat Emerged, Percent|
|Winter Wheat Condition|
|Supply of Hay and Other Roughages|
|Stock Water Supplies|
|Corn Moisture at Harvest, Percent|