Tennessee crops: 31% corn, 17% soybeans planted, and 77% apples in bloom

Drier weather has helped Tennessee farmers make decent planting progress.

Corn is 31 percent planted, running 11 percent behind last year, but ahead of the 5-year average. Five percent of the crop is emerged. Soybeans are 17 percent planted, ahead of last year’s pace and the 5-year average.  Cotton is 1 percent planted, on par with the 5-year average.

Winter wheat is 86 percent jointed and 36 percent headed, with 83 percent of the crop rated good to excellent.

Pastures are 65% good to excellent as pasture growth continues.  Apples are 77% blooming and 73 percent of strawberries are rated good to excellent. Topsoil is 95 percent and

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