OHIO CROP WEATHER HIGHLIGHTS
Weather data was not available for release. Weather data will return in the release next week.
Reporters rated 1.9 days suitable for fieldwork during the seven-day period ending Friday, November 25, 2011. Topsoil moisture was rated 0 percent very short, 0 percent short, 31 percent adequate, and 69 percent surplus.
FIELD ACTIVITIES AND CROP PROGRESS WEEK ENDING SUNDAY NOVEMBER 27th 2011
Farmers were able to harvest some corn. However, wet and muddy conditions hampered the harvest.
As of Sunday November 27th, corn harvested for grain was 76 percent complete, compared to 100 percent last year and 94 percent for the five-year average. Soybeans harvested were rated at 95 percent, 5 percentage points behind both last year and the five-year average. Emerged winter wheat was rated at 90 percent, compared to 100 percent last year and 96 percent for the five-year average.
CROP AND LIVESTOCK CONDITION
Livestock were 86 percent in fair-to-good condition, up three percent from last week. Seventy-six percent of range and pasture were in fair-to-good condition, unchanged from last week. Eighty-one percent of winter wheat was in fair-to-good condition, down three percent from last week.