FARMERS PREPARE FOR HARVEST
Spotty rains did little to hamper field work last week. Corn producers continued to prepare for harvest. Late season hay harvest also continued with some producers reporting problems with armyworms. Cooler temperatures helped the growth of pasture. There were 6.1 days suitable for field work. Topsoil moisture rated 6 percent very short, 22 percent short, 68 percent adequate, and 4 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture rated 8 percent very short, 25 percent short, 65 percent adequate, and 2 percent surplus. Continue reading at TN_08_27_18. The U.S. Crop Progress report can be read at CropProg-08-27-2018.