Kentucky crops see improvement

Recent rain has improved some Kentucky corn and soybean yield expectations.

Corn is rated 55% good to excellent with 59% silking, 28% milked, and 11% in the dough stage.  Soybeans are rated 59% good to excellent with 42% blooming, and 20% setting pods. 

Winter wheat harvest is nearly complete. 

The tobacco set is rated 65% good to excellent with 18% blooming.  Pasture conditions have improved slightly to 66% good to excellent.  Hay yields continue to vary widely as cutting continues.  Grazing grounds are thin.

Topsoil is 69% adequate to surplus and subsoil is 69% adequate to surplus.

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