Crop Progress & Condition for MN
Field of corn in the Midwest glowing gold from the sunset.

Minnesota had 5.4 days suitable for fieldwork for the
week ending August 21, 2022, according to the
USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. The
weather across the State was mostly favorable.
Topsoil moisture supplies were rated 4 percent very
short, 18 percent short, 73 percent adequate, and
5 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies were
rated 5 percent very short, 18 percent short,
74 percent adequate, and 3 percent surplus.
Corn dough reached 62 percent, 6 days behind the 5-
year average. Corn dented reached 12 percent. Corn
condition was 2 percent very poor, 4 percent poor, 27
percent fair, 54 percent good, and 13 percent excellent.
Soybeans setting pods reached 88 percent, 8 days
behind average. Soybean coloring reached 6 percent.
Soybean condition was 1 percent very poor, 5 percent
poor, 27 percent fair, 57 percent good, and 10 percent
excellent.
Oats were 62 percent harvested. Oat condition was 1
percent very poor, 5 percent poor, 20 percent fair, 65
percent good, and 9 percent excellent. Spring wheat
was 96 percent coloring and 30 percent harvested.
Spring wheat condition was 0 percent very poor, 1
percent poor, 11 percent fair, 84 percent good, and 4
percent excellent. Barley was 28 percent harvested.
Barley condition was 0 percent very poor, 1 percent
poor, 26 percent fair, 69 percent good, and 4 percent
excellent.
Dry edible beans were 96 percent setting pods. Dry
edible bean condition was 0 percent very poor, 2
percent poor, 24 percent fair, 66 percent good, and 8
percent excellent. Sunflower condition was 0 percent
very poor, 0 percent poor, 11 percent fair, 85 percent
good, and 4 percent excellent. Alfalfa hay second
cutting was at 96 percent.
Potato harvest was 4 percent complete. Potato
condition was 0 percent very poor, 0 percent poor, 2
percent fair, 78 percent good, and 20 percent excellent.
Sugarbeet condition was 2 percent very poor, 2
percent poor, 22 percent fair, 18 percent good, and 56
percent excellent. Pasture condition was rated at
2 percent very poor, 6 percent poor, 24 percent fair,
57 percent good, and 11 percent excellent.


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