STATES CROPS IN MOSTLY GOOD CONDITION
The State’s crops are in mostly good condition though rains have been spotty even within counties, causing top and sub-soil moistures to start decreasing. The tremendous amount of rain earlier in the season has helped with current soil moisture levels. Some tobacco is starting to be cut and pastures are in mostly good condition. There were 5.4 days suitable for field work. Topsoil was 5 percent very short, 21 percent short, and 69 percent adequate, and 5 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture was 5 percent very short, 20 percent short, 73 percent adequate, and 2 percent surplus. Continue reading at TN_07_23_18. The U.S. Crop Progress report can be read at CropProg-07-23-2018.