RAIN CONTINUES TO DELAY HARVEST
Rain continued to delay harvest of field crops, leaving producers hoping for drier conditions. These same rains gave a boost to pasture and forage conditions, making livestock producers optimistic about winter feed supplies. There were 3.6 days suitable for field work, down from 4.4 the previous week. Topsoil moisture was 1 percent very short, 6 percent short, 75 percent adequate, and 18 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture was 2 percent very short, 10 percent short, 80 percent adequate and 8 percent surplus. Continue reading at TN_11_06_17. The U.S. Crop Progress report can be read at CropProg-11-06-2017.