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Heavy rains fell across much of Iowa with just 3.7 days suitable for fieldwork statewide during the week ending Sept. 15, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Upper Midwest Regional Field Office, Iowa. Fieldwork activities included harvesting hay and seed corn, chopp…

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Harvest of spring crops progressed around isolated precipitation for the week ending Sept. 15, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Mountain Regional Field Office, Colorado. In northwestern counties, frost in some areas ended the growing season, according to a county…

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For the week ending Sept. 15, there were 6.1 days suitable for fieldwork, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Northern Plains Regional Field Office, Kansas. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 5% very short, 19 short, 71 adequate, and 5 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplie…

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Wet and cool weather allowed for only 1.6 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending Sept. 15, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Upper Midwest Regional Field Office, Minnesota. There was limited harvest activity for corn silage, potatoes, sugarbeets and dr…

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According to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Delta Regional Field Office, Arkansas, there were 7.0 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sept. 15. Topsoil moisture supplies were 28% very short, 48% short, 22% adequate, and 2% surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies were…

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For the week ending Sept. 15, there were 2.2 days suitable for fieldwork, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Northern Plains Regional Field Office, South Dakota. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 0% very short, 0 short, 51 adequate, and 49 surplus. Subsoil moisture s…

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For the week ending Sept. 15, there were 5.1 days suitable for fieldwork, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Northern Plains Regional Field Office, Nebraska. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 2% very short, 8 short, 82 adequate, and 8 surplus. Subsoil moisture suppli…

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Wyoming experienced mostly warm and dry conditions with some scattered thunderstorm activity for the week ending Sept. 15, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Mountain Regional Field Office, Wyoming. Topsoil and subsoil moisture levels were mostly in the adequate to…

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Temperatures last week averaged 77.4 degrees, 7.5 degrees above normal. Precipitation averaged 0.21 inches statewide, 0.81 inches below normal. There were 6.0 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sept. 15, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Heartland Reg…

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Rainfall totals averaged less than 1 inch across the state last week, with the West Central district recording the highest totals at 1.47 inches for the week ending Sept. 15, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Southern Plains Regional Field Office, Oklahoma. Topsoi…

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For the week ending Sept. 8, there were 5.4 days suitable for fieldwork, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Northern Plains Regional Field Office, South Dakota. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 0 percent very short, 2 short, 74 adequate, and 24 surplus. Subsoil mois…

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For the week ending Sept. 8, there were 5.6 days suitable for fieldwork, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Northern Plains Regional Field Office, Nebraska. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 2 percent very short, 8 short, 80 adequate, and 10 surplus. Subsoil moisture…

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Hot, dry weather continued to prevail throughout the state, with above average rainfall relegated to a few extremely isolated locations during the week ending Sept. 8, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Mountain Regional Field Office, New Mexico. Comments from San …

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Temperatures last week averaged 74.4 degrees, 1.6 degrees above normal for the week ending Sept. 8, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Heartland Regional Field Office, Missouri. Precipitation averaged 0.36 inches statewide, 0.39 inches below normal. There were 5.7 …

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For the week ending Sept. 8, there were 6.1 days suitable for fieldwork, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Northern Plains Regional Field Office, Kansas. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 5 percent very short, 15 short, 74 adequate, and 6 surplus. Subsoil moisture s…

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Oklahoma received little to no rainfall over the past week, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Southern Plains Regional Field Office, Oklahoma. The highest precipitation totals were recorded in the Panhandle district at 0.30 of an inch for the week ending Sept. 8. …

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Most of Iowa experienced cooler than normal temperatures and below normal precipitation during the week ending Sept. 8, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Upper Midwest Regional Field Office, Iowa. Statewide there were 5.7 days suitable for fieldwork. Fieldwork act…

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According to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Delta Regional Field Office, Arkansas, there were 6.8 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sept. 8. Topsoil moisture supplies were 20 percent very short, 47 percent short, 31 percent adequate, and 2 percent surplus. Sub…

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Wyoming experienced mostly warm and dry conditions with some scattered thunderstorm activity for the week ending Sept. 8, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Mountain Regional Field Office, Wyoming. Topsoil and subsoil moisture levels were mostly in the adequate to …

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Continued cooler than normal temperatures across Minnesota have slowed crop development during the week ending Sept. 8, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Upper Midwest Regional Field Office, Minnesota. There were 4.7 days suitable for fieldwork. Small grain harves…

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Hot and dry conditions continued throughout Texas for the week ending Sept. 8, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Southern Plains Regional Field Office, Texas. Precipitation in South Texas and the Lower Valley ranged from 1 inch up to 4 inches and areas of the Tran…

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Record-high heat and dry conditions last week gave way to scattered moisture by week’s end, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Mountain Regional Field Office, Colorado. Northeastern county reporters noted harvest of some spring crops continued during the week endin…

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Measurable moisture remained exceptionally isolated during the week ending Sept. 1, promoting the intensification of drought conditions in some areas and allowing abnormal dryness to expand to a larger portion of the state, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Mounta…

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Hot, windy, and dry weather for the week ending Sept. 1 decreased soil moisture supplies but conditions were largely ideal for fieldwork, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Mountain Regional Field Office, Colorado. In northeastern counties, limited harvest was unde…

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According to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Delta Regional Field Office, Arkansas there were 6.2 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sept. 1. Topsoil moisture supplies were 6 percent very short, 34 percent short, 57 percent adequate, and 3 percent surplus. Subso…

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Mostly dry, but much cooler than normal temperatures across Minnesota have slowed crop development during the week ending Sept. 1, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Upper Midwest Regional Field Office, Minnesota. There were 5.2 days suitable for fieldwork. Field a…

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Hot and dry weather predominated across much of Wyoming for the week ending Sept. 1, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Mountain Regional Field Office, Wyoming. Topsoil and subsoil moisture levels were mostly in the adequate to short range. In northeastern Wyoming,…

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Temperatures last week averaged 71.5 degrees, 3.9 degrees below normal. Precipitation averaged 2.19 inches statewide, 1.31 inches above normal. There were 3.7 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sept. 1, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Heartland Regi…

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For the week ending Sept. 1, there were 5.6 days suitable for fieldwork, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Northern Plains Regional Field Office, South Dakota. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 0 percent very short, 3 short, 73 adequate, and 24 surplus. Subsoil mois…

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Weather conditions continued to be hot and dry across most of Texas for the week ending Sept. 1, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Southern Plains Regional Field Office, Texas. Scattered precipitation across the state ranged from trace amounts up to 2 inches. Howe…

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Iowa farmers had mostly dry field conditions and below normal temperatures during the week ending Sept. 1, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Upper Midwest Regional Field Office, Iowa. Statewide there were 5.8 days suitable for fieldwork. Fieldwork activities inclu…

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Rainfall totals averaged 1.50 inches across the state for the week ending Sept. 1, with the South Central district recording the highest totals at 2.55 inches, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Southern Plains Regional Field Office, Oklahoma. Statewide, temperatur…

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For the week ending Sept. 1, there were 4.4 days suitable for fieldwork, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Northern Plains Regional Field Office, Kansas. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 3 percent very short, 13 short, 71 adequate, and 13 surplus. Subsoil moisture …

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For the week ending Sept. 1, there were 4.7 days suitable for fieldwork, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Northern Plains Regional Field Office, Nebraska. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 1 percent very short, 10 short, 78 adequate, and 11 surplus. Subsoil moistur…

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Precipitation totals averaged 1.80 inches throughout the state last week, with the highest precipitation totals recorded in the East Central district at 3.67 inches for the week ending Aug. 25, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Southern Plains Regional Field Offic…

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For the week ending Aug. 25 there were 4.2 days suitable for fieldwork, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Northern Plains Regional Field Office, Kansas. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 4 percent very short, 13 short, 70 adequate, and 13 surplus. Subsoil moisture s…

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Temperatures last week averaged 75.3 degrees, 0.6 degrees below normal. Precipitation averaged 1.84 inches statewide, 1.20 inches above normal. There were 3.5 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Aug. 25, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Heartland Regi…

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Rain across most of Iowa improved dry soil conditions during the week ending Aug. 25, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Upper Midwest Regional Field Office, Iowa. Statewide there were 5.0 days suitable for fieldwork. Reporters throughout the state mentioned the ne…

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Barley harvest in the San Luis Valley was fully underway during the week ending Aug. 25, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Mountain Regional Field Office, Colorado. Statewide, hot and mostly dry conditions prevailed, allowing producers sufficient time in the field…

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According to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Delta Regional Field Office, Arkansas, there were 5.0 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Aug. 25. Topsoil moisture supplies were 5 percent very short, 30 percent short, 52 percent adequate, and 13 percent surplus. Sub…

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Portions of the state received much-needed rainfall during the week ending Aug. 25, although dry conditions expanded their reach as the measurable precipitation that fell in many areas was below average and did little to help improve soil moisture levels, according to USDA’s National Agricul…

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For the week ending Aug. 25, there were 5.4 days suitable for fieldwork, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Northern Plains Regional Field Office, South Dakota. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 0 percent very short, 3 short, 72 adequate, and 25 surplus. Subsoil mois…

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For the week ending Aug. 25, there were 3.7 days suitable for fieldwork, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Northern Plains Regional Field Office, Nebraska. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 1 percent very short, 8 short, 76 adequate, and 15 surplus. Subsoil moisture…

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Mostly dry weather with some scattered rain showers occurred across Minnesota, leading to 5.3 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Aug. 25, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Upper Midwest Regional Field Office, Minnesota. Crop development and small grai…

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For the week ending Aug. 18, there were 4.0 days suitable for fieldwork, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Northern Plains Regional Field Office, South Dakota. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 0 percent very short, 1 short, 70 adequate, and 29 surplus. Subsoil mois…

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Much needed rain fell across parts of Iowa during the week ending Aug. 18, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Upper Midwest Regional Field Office, Iowa. Statewide there were 5.5 days suitable for fieldwork. Fieldwork activities included scouting, spraying fungicide…

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Oklahoma received less than an inch of rainfall over the week ending Aug. 18, with the highest precipitation totals recorded in the Southwest district at 0.91 of an inch, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Southern Plains Regional Field Office, Oklahoma. Topsoil co…

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Warm weather seen across much of Wyoming helped crops mature as well as allowed for small grain harvest to advance quickly for the week ending Aug. 18, according to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Mountain Regional Field Office, Wyoming. Topsoil and subsoil moisture levels w…