As reported by NASS on August 4, 2014
MOST AREAS IN NEED OF RAIN; COTTON IN NEED OF HEAT
There is general consensus that a good, soaking rain is needed across most of the State to minimize plant and pasture stress. Even through these weather conditions, both corn and soybeans are expected to produce good yields. Cool temperatures last week limited heat units for cotton, causing some producer concern. Continue reading at Crop Progress 8 3 14.