United States Department of Agriculture releases crop report

According to USDA's agricultural statistics service, 73 percent of Missouri's corn is matured and 19% is harvested.

The average mature amount is slightly lower than the average five-year.

The state's average harvest of 30% is now at 19 percent.

42 percent of the state's corn crop was in excellent condition. Six percent were considered to be excellent.

However, 27% of the corn was rated fair and 16% was poor. Nine percent were very poor.

According to the agriculture statistics service, Missouri soybeans were losing leaves at 45 percent.

This is more than the 35 percent average for five years. The five-year average of 35 percent was reached by three percent of the soybean crop that was harvested in the state.

Missouri's topsoil moisture was 40 percent below average.

Another 23 percent was considered very low. There was a surplus of two percent, and the topsoil had adequate moisture at 35 percent.

Subsoil moisture was 39% adequate, 37% short, and 23% very short in the state.

Missouri's subsoil was considered surplus moisture for 1%.