Tennessee crops: 67% cotton, 75% soybeans harvested
November 4, 2019 By Meghan Grebner Filed Under: Crops, Human Interest, News, Tennessee
Rainfall and cooler temperatures slowed harvest significantly,
with some farmers along the Tennessee River reporting damages to unharvested
crops. According to the latest report from
the USDA, corn harvest is 99 percent complete.
Cotton harvest is 67 percent complete
Soybeans are 75 percent harvested.
Fifty-eight percent of the winter wheat crop has been
planted and 36 percent has emerged, with 61 percent of the crop rated good to
Rains have helped pasture conditions improve. Topsoil moisture is rated 87 percent and
subsoil moisture is rated 80 percent adequate to surplus.
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