Crop Progress – Tennessee and U.S.

Author: Chuck Danehower, Extension Area Specialist - Farm Management Comments Off on Crop Progress – Tennessee and U.S.

COOLER TEMPERATURES RETURN

Cooler temperatures and lower humidity returned at the end of the week. The scattered showers that preceded the drop in temperatures caused flooding in a few areas in southern Middle Tennessee, but brought relatively little moisture to most of the rest of the state. There were 5.9 days suitable for field work. Topsoil moisture was 7 percent very short, 20 percent short, 66 percent adequate and 7 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture was 5
percent very short, 20 percent short, 71 percent adequate and 4 percent surplus. Hay and Roughage Supplies ranked 2 percent very short, 18 percent short, 72 percent adequate and 8 percent surplus. Continue reading at TN_07_31_17. The U.S. Crop Progress report can be read at CropProg-07-31-2017.

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