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Published: Friday, July 25, 2014 12:12 p.m. CDT

There were 6.0 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending July 20. Statewide precipitation averaged 0.52 inches, 0.36 inches below normal. Average temperature was 67.5 degrees, 9.4 degrees below normal.

Wheat harvest reached 95 percent complete. Corn silking reached 82 percent, ahead of the five-year average of 70 percent. Corn condition was rated at 81 percent good to excellent.

Soybean blooming was at 69 percent, ahead of the 5-year average of 55 percent. Soybean condition was rated at 77 percent good to excellent.

Topsoil moisture supply was rated at 9 percent short, 83 percent adequate and 8 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supply was rated at 1 percent very short, 14 percent short, 80 percent adequate and 5 percent surplus.

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