Crop Progress – Tennessee and U.S.

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

LOCALIZED FLOODING CAUSES DAMAGE

Localized flooding in upper Middle Tennessee caused visible damage to some field crops as heavy rains came through the area Tuesday night. Otherwise, last week was basically a repeat of the week before with wet conditions continuing to delay harvest of field crops. Tobacco producers were busy stripping tobacco. There were 3.1 days suitable for field work, down from 3.6 the previous week. Topsoil moisture was 3 percent short, 77 percent adequate, and 20 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture was 2 percent very short, 8 percent short, 80 percent adequate and 10 percent surplus.  Continue reading at TN_11_13_17. The U.S. Crop Progress report can be read at CropProg-11-13-2017.

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