FALL WEATHER CONTINUES TO CHALLENGE TENNESSEE FARMERS
Tennessee farmers took advantage of rare breaks in the wet weather last week to continue harvesting row crops, primarily soybeans. Not only are there crops to be harvested, producers are also planting winter wheat. There are reports of equipment getting stuck in muddy fields. To date, emerged winter wheat looks good. Cattle producers are starting to feed hay. There were 3.6 days suitable for fieldwork last week. Topsoil moisture rated 1 percent short, 57 percent adequate, and 42 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture rated 1 percent short, 60 percent adequate, and 39 percent surplus. Continue reading at TN_11_26_18. The U.S. Crop Progress report can be read at CropProg-11-26-2018. This is the last weekly Crop Progress report issued for the 2018 season. The first weekly report for 2019 will be released on Monday, April 1, 2019.