Crop Progress

Author: Chuck Danehower, Extension Area Specialist - Farm Management Comments Off on Crop Progress

As reported by NASS on October 26, 2015
DRY WEATHER CONDITIONS ACCELERATE CROP HARVEST, PLANTING

Dry conditions over most of the State afforded producers the opportunity to advance their crop harvest and wheat planting. While these weather conditions were excellent for harvest, rain is need to boost wheat germination. Pastures were in mostly fair to good condition. There were 6.4 days suitable for field work last week. Topsoil moisture was 12 percent very short, 32 percent short, 50 percent adequate and 6 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture levels were 13 percent very short, 29 percent short, 54 percent adequate, and 4 percent surplus. Continue reading at Crop Progress 10 25 15.

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