RAINS INTERUPT HARVEST
Rains across the state brought most harvest activities to a halt. Cotton producers feared that these rains would have an adverse effect on their yields, but corn and soybean producers remained mostly positive about their yields. Pasture conditions remained high with the extra moisture, and last week’s cooler temperatures were good for livestock. There were 3.3 days suitable for fieldwork. Topsoil moisture rated 1 percent short, 77 percent adequate, and 22 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture rated 4 percent short, 82 percent adequate, and 14 percent surplus. Continue reading at TN_10_22_18. The U.S. Crop Progress report can be read at CropProg-10-22-2018.