RAINS CONTINUE TO DELAY HARVEST
The rains that fell last week continued to keep farmers out of their fields and again delayed progress on the harvesting of soybeans and cotton. The excessive moisture has also caused quality issues with these crops. Wheat planting was also put on hold by the rains. There were 2.2 days suitable for fieldwork last week. Topsoil moisture rated 1 percent short, 42 percent adequate, and 57 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture rated 1 percent short, 45 percent adequate, and 54 percent surplus. Continue reading at TN_11_19_18. The U.S. Crop Progress report can be read at CropProg-11-19-2018.