2017 Ohio Crop Progress Update

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Ohio’s Crop Progress — November 27, 2017

Dry, cool weather helped corn harvest and field work continue at a slow pace, according to Cheryl Turner, Ohio State Statistician for the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were 3.8 days available for field work for the week ending November 26, 2017. Producers were able to enter fields when the soil dried enough late [...]

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Ohio’s Crop Progress — November 20, 2017

Corn Harvest Lags After More Rains Heavy rains stalled corn harvest for another week, according to Cheryl Turner, Ohio State Statistician for the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were 2.8 days available for field work for the week ending November 19, 2017. Corn harvest is about 11 days behind the five year average. Producers [...]

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Ohio’s Crop Progress — November 13, 2017

Rain this week has continued to slow down harvest, tillage, and manure spreading, according to Cheryl Turner, Ohio State Statistician for the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were 3.2 days available for field work for the week ending November 12, 2017. More wet conditions throughout the week kept farmers out of the fields, but [...]

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Ohio’s Crop Progress — November 6, 2017

Field conditions are extremely wet following storm activity on Sunday, according to Cheryl Turner, Ohio State Statistician for the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were 2.9 days available for field work for the week ending November 5, 2017. Rain and cold weather throughout the week slowed harvest progress, but fields dried out sufficiently by [...]

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Ohio’s Crop Progress — October 30, 2017

Showers at the start and end of the week slowed harvest progress, according to Cheryl Turner, Ohio State Statistician for the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were 3.7 days available for fieldwork for the week ending October 29, 2017. Cool, wet weather at the start of the week was enough to keep corn harvest [...]

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Ohio’s Crop Progress — October 23, 2017

Dry weather accelerated harvest progress for many field crops, according to Cheryl Turner, Ohio State Statistician for the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were 6.2 days available for fieldwork for the week ending October 22, 2017. Dry, warm weather for much of the previous week allowed producers to gain much ground for harvesting soybeans [...]

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Ohio’s Crop Progress — October 16, 2017

Very wet weather during the week hindered crop harvest along with planting and other field activities, according to Cheryl Turner, Ohio State Statistician for the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were 3.1 days available for fieldwork for the week ending October 15, 2017. Wet conditions followed by dry weather over the weekend allowed producers [...]

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Ohio’s Crop Progress — October 10, 2017

Rain brought much needed relief to dry areas but brought harvest to a standstill, according to Cheryl Turner, Ohio State Statistician for the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were 4.9 days available for fieldwork for the week ending October 8, 2017. Rains stopped most field activity but soils were so dry it was absorbed [...]

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Ohio’s Crop Progress — October 2nd, 2017

Dry Weather Hastens, Complicates Harvest Scarce to nonexistent rains and soaring temperatures helped dry down fields and open them to harvest, but the effect may have been excessive, according to Cheryl Turner, Ohio State Statistician for the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. What little rain did fall was confined to the northeastern part of the [...]

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Ohio’s Crop Progress — September 25, 2017

Extreme heat and dry conditions over most of Ohio helped push corn and soybeans to maturity last week, according to Cheryl Turner, Ohio State Statistician for the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Rain was largely confined to the northwestern part of the state with locally heavy spots. There were 5.8 days suitable for fieldwork for [...]

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