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United States Department of Agriculture

National Agricultural Statistics Service


Great Lakes Region

IN-CW4018 Indiana Crop Weather October 9, 2018

Harvest Continued Slowly but Steadily


Harvest progressed steadily throughout much of the State, though
late-week rainfall delayed fieldwork in some areas, according to
Greg Matli, State Statistician, USDA, NASS, Indiana Field Corn Condition
Office. Significant weekend rains in the northern part of the State
hampered fieldwork, while the southern part of the State remained 60

Percent
relatively unscathed. 40

The average temperature for the week was 70.9 degrees, 12.9 20 2018
degrees above normal for the State. The amount of rainfall varied 0 2017
from none to 3.47 inches during the week. The statewide average
precipitation was 1.18 inches. There were 4.7 days available for
fieldwork for the week ending October 7.

Growers made progress on corn and soybean harvests early in the


week before the rain. Popcorn and commercial tomato harvests
were reported as nearing completion. Cover crop and winter
wheat plantings continued steadily where time and conditions Soybean Condition
allowed. Other activities for the week included spreading potash
60
and phosphorus, fall tillage, and hauling grain.
Percent

40
Crop Moisture Content for week ending 10/07/18
20 2018
This Last Last 5-year
Crop 0
week week year average 2017
Percent Percent Percent Percent
Field corn harvested for grain 18 19 21 NA
Soybeans harvested 13 14 12 NA

Soil Moisture: Week Ending 10/07/18

Item
Very
Short Adequate Surplus 80
Corn Harvested
short
(percent) (percent) (percent) (percent) 60
Percent

Topsoil moisture .............. 1 6 76 17


40
Subsoil moisture .............. 1 7 82 10
20
Crop Condition: Week Ending 10/07/18
Very 0
Crop Poor Fair Good Excellent Sep 23 Sep 30 Oct 7 Oct 14 Oct 21 Oct 28
poor
(percent) (percent) (percent) (percent) (percent) 2018 2017 5 Year Avg
Corn ......................... 2 6 20 51 21
Soybeans .................. 2 6 20 52 20
Range and Pasture.... 2 12 38 42 6 Crop Progress: Week Ending 10/07/18
Percent Completed
Crop/Activity This Last Last 5 Year
week week year average
Days Suitable for Fieldwork ...... 4.7 4.4 - -

Corn Mature .............................. 95 91 80 84


Corn Harvested for Grain .......... 39 27 23 27
Soybeans Dropping Leaves ....... 94 89 89 89
Soybeans Harvested .................. 40 24 39 34
Winter Wheat Planted................ 31 17 26 27
Winter Wheat Emerged ............. 10 1 4 8
Alfalfa Hay 4th Cutting ............. 80 74 84 NA
Other Hay 3rd Cutting ............... 95 91 NA NA
Other Hay 4th Cutting ............... 56 49 NA NA

Media Contact: Greg Matli ∙ (765) 494-8371

P.O. Box 30239 ∙ Lansing, MI 48909-9983


(517) 324-5300 ∙ (855) 270-2709 FAX ∙ www.nass.usda.gov

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Weather Summary For Indiana [Great Lakes Region NASS]
Based on RCC data

For the Period: October 01, 2018


To: October 07, 2018

LAST WEEK WEATHER SUMMARY DATA|April 01, 2018 - October 07, 2018
|
TEMPERATURE PRECIPITATION | PRECIPITATION GDD BASE 50F GDD BASE 60F
----------- ------------- | ------------- ------------ ------------
STATION HI LO AVG DFN TOTAL DAYS | TOTAL DFN DYS TOTAL DFN TOTAL DFN
------- -- -- -- -- ----- --- | ----- ---- --- ----- ---- ----- ----
NORTHWEST
CHALMERS 5 W 88 48 67 +10 3.06 4 | 32.02 +7.70 73 3232 +344 1648 +350
FRANCESVILLE 88 48 66 +9 1.71 4 | 20.77 -3.51 66 3294 +354 1713 +308
LAPORTE 86 45 64 +7 1.81 4 | 24.85 +0.08 66 3200 +283 1632 +226
RENSSELAER 88 49 66 +10 2.30 3 | 22.36 -1.24 69 3398 +368 1812 +306
VALPARAISO PORT 90 51 67 +11 1.50 3 | 24.02 +0.24 86 3562 +786 1958 +672
WANATAH 2 WNW 87 49 64 +9 1.69 3 | 23.90 -0.17 73 3062 +416 1534 +330
NORTH_CENTRAL
GOSHEN 3SW 87 48 65 +9 3.37 4 | 23.92 -0.22 80 3306 +450 1723 +383
NORTHERN IN WFO 86 48 65 +8 1.87 5 | 26.76 +1.40 79 3191 +315 1608 +306
PERU GRISSOM AF 86 52 68 +11 2.42 3 | 27.60 +3.31 86 3512 +572 1884 +480
PLYMOUTH 86 50 65 +9 2.96 3 | 25.13 +0.81 70 3286 +476 1708 +378
SOUTH BEND AP 85 48 63 +7 1.66 4 | 33.94 +11.02 92 3138 +313 1565 +225
WABASH 89 52 70 +14 2.33 4 | 29.54 +4.70 75 3486 +672 1864 +548
YOUNG AMERICA 87 50 68 +11 3.47 4 | 30.39 +6.10 73 3456 +514 1844 +440
NORTHEAST
ANGOLA 83 43 63 +9 2.30 3 | 31.28 +7.42 75 2966 +418 1424 +297
BLUFFTON 6N 87 50 68 +11 0.20 2 | 17.73 -5.86 52 2418 -588 1250 -230
DECATUR 1 N 87 50 68 +11 1.80 4 | 27.97 +5.14 73 3288 +382 1702 +334
FORT WAYNE INTL 88 50 68 +11 2.07 3 | 27.87 +4.57 84 3488 +553 1874 +464
GARRETT 87 50 65 +9 1.88 3 | 26.89 +4.17 61 2828 +86 1424 +228
HUNTINGTON 87 50 67 +11 2.97 5 | 25.38 +1.43 67 2966 +38 1486 +62
KENDALLVILLE AP 86 49 64 +8 1.54 3 | 16.49 -6.23 52 2912 +170 1466 +270
WOODBURN 3N 88 49 66 +10 1.10 3 | 16.02 -11.21 58 3155 +398 1620 +426
WEST_CENTRAL
CRAWFORDSVILLE 86 54 71 +14 1.07 4 | 37.31 +11.89 62 3347 +504 1758 +423
LAFAYETTE PURDU 87 52 69 +11 1.38 3 | 31.34 +8.72 76 3561 +358 1924 +296
PERRYSVILLE 4 W 89 53 70 +11 0.64 4 | 26.76 +2.71 63 3670 +426 2038 +380
SPENCER 88 51 73 +15 0.13 2 | 31.87 +3.48 62 3805 +716 2166 +644
TERRE HAUTE HUL 88 54 74 +15 0.71 3 | 27.77 -0.03 73 3886 +620 2214 +564
WEST LAFAYETTE 87 51 68 +11 2.75 4 | 24.12 +0.39 61 3348 +309 1774 +277
CENTRAL
CARMEL 3 E 85 55 70 +12 1.65 3 | 28.66 +3.47 60 3352 +228 1843 +292
COLUMBUS 90 50 74 +15 0.20 2 | 30.63 +5.36 66 3810 +438 2170 +418
FRANKLIN WWTP 86 50 72 +14 0.21 2 | 26.88 +0.42 58 3565 +463 1956 +439
GREENFIELD 87 54 72 +14 0.99 3 | 36.64 +9.29 71 3726 +562 2085 +495
GREENSBURG 86 48 74 +14 0.14 2 | 32.11 +5.84 70 3756 +342 2109 +318
INDIANAPOLIS IN 86 58 74 +14 1.32 4 | 27.74 +3.09 74 4007 +669 2334 +601
KOKOMO 3 WSW 86 52 68 +12 2.17 4 | 29.78 +4.18 67 3268 +312 1711 +281
MARION 2 N 86 51 68 +11 1.75 4 | 31.56 +7.27 73 3346 +366 1752 +299
MARTINSVILLE 2 86 51 70 +14 0.21 5 | 28.63 +2.28 67 3519 +502 1900 +437
RUSHVILLE 86 55 72 +14 0.12 3 | 29.82 +3.84 70 3584 +502 1964 +448
SHELBYVILLE SEW 87 53 73 +15 0.14 2 | 25.25 +0.95 62 3390 +136 1894 +242
TIPTON 5 SW 89 54 70 +14 1.98 4 | 29.49 +5.77 71 3426 +570 1842 +494
EAST_CENTRAL
FARMLAND 5 NNW 87 46 69 +13 1.06 3 | 29.58 +5.31 63 3063 +142 1590 +188
HARTFORD CITY 4 87 52 70 +12 2.78 4 | 31.10 +7.29 68 3407 +372 1820 +340
MUNCIE DELAWARE 89 56 74 +16 0.98 3 | 27.77 +3.67 80 3933 +782 2275 +686
NEW CASTLE 3 SW 86 50 70 +13 0.74 4 | 33.31 +7.67 71 3114 +236 1606 +254
RICHMOND WATER 87 54 72 +15 0.62 3 | 28.62 +4.92 75 3420 +370 1876 +388
SOUTHWEST
ELNORA 90 56 76 +17 0.03 2 | 25.96 -0.27 61 4132 +672 2423 +600
EVANSVILLE REGI 89 59 77 +15 0.01 1 | 28.31 +4.11 82 4390 +584 2662 +550
FARMERSBURG TV- 89 57 76 +16 0.02 1 | 27.61 +1.16 54 3930 +592 2306 +598
MOUNT VERNON 88 58 75 +12 0.00 0 | 27.51 +3.08 63 4240 +242 2548 +267
SHOALS 8 S 90 55 76 +18 0.21 2 | 27.35 +0.66 56 4166 +933 2506 +872
VINCENNES 5 NE 90 58 75 +15 0.13 1 | 22.30 -4.40 53 3366 -255 2047 +82
WASHINGTON 1 W 89 56 76 +14 0.00 0 | 24.50 -2.30 45 3965 +153 2332 +226
SOUTH_CENTRAL
BLOOMINGTON MON 88 53 74 +16 0.42 1 | 29.67 +2.28 79 3911 +709 2257 +666
CANNELTON 86 56 74 +11 0.00 0 | 37.67 +11.33 73 4050 +48 2363 +85
LEAVENWORTH 2NW 89 56 75 +15 0.62 2 | 26.75 +0.37 75 3128 -464 1858 -60
OOLITIC PURDUE 88 51 72 +14 0.06 1 | 29.53 +3.07 69 3629 +400 1988 +357
PAOLI 87 47 71 +13 0.07 1 | 24.44 -2.03 52 3561 +229 1990 +280
SEYMOUR 2N 87 53 73 +14 0.55 1 | 31.89 +4.85 79 3770 +548 2116 +492
TELL CITY 86 56 74 +11 0.00 0 | 35.74 +9.40 62 3998 -5 2330 +52
SOUTHEAST
BATESVILLE AP 87 54 72 +13 0.11 2 | 19.54 -6.73 58 3461 +47 1876 +84
BROOKVILLE 88 51 73 +14 0.06 2 | 25.64 +1.43 68 3900 +608 2248 +556
MADISON AP 87 52 73 +11 0.24 2 | 21.41 -5.24 52 3902 +242 2206 +230
NORTH VERNON 2 87 55 74 +14 0.05 1 | 28.11 +1.59 68 3500 +62 1954 +172

Summary based on NOAA Regional Climate Centers (RCCs) data. DFN = departure from normal.
Precipitation (rain or melted snow/ice) in inches. Air temperature in degrees Fahrenheit.
Climate normals used are for the 1981-2010 period.