ST. LOUIS — The National Agricultural Statistics Service has issued its current Illinois Crop Progress and Condition Report for February.
Statewide, the average temperature for the month of February 2020 was 30.8 degrees, 1.7 degrees above normal. Precipitation for the month averaged 1.52 inches, 0.06 inches below normal.
As of February 23, 2020, topsoil moisture supply was rated at 63 percent adequate and 37 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supply was 73 percent adequate and 27 percent surplus.
Winter wheat condition was rated 2 percent very poor, 6 percent poor, 36 percent fair, 46 percent good, and 10 percent excellent.
For more information on NASS surveys and reports, call the Heartland Regional Field Office at 314-595-9594 or email email@example.com.
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