PRODUCERS READYING FOR CORN HARVEST
Corn producers are checking equipment in anticipation of the start of harvest. The crop looks promising and good yields are expected. Additionally, last week’s soaking rains improved crop conditions, particularly late planted corn and soybeans. Pasture conditions also showed improvement. There were 4.4 days suitable for field work. Topsoil moisture was 5 percent very short, 9 percent short, 79 percent adequate and 7 percent surplus.
Subsoil moisture was 5 percent very short, 13 percent short, 77 percent adequate and 5 percent surplus. Continue reading at TN_08_21_17. The U.S. Crop Progress report can be read at CropProg-08-21-2017.