Weather Alert

Fall Harvest Wrapping Up

Measurable snowfall late last week limited the state to 4.0 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending November 14, 2021, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service. 

Field activities for the week included harvesting corn. 

Topsoil moisture supplies were rated 2 percent very short, 12 percent short, 77 percent adequate and 9 percent surplus. 

Subsoil moisture were rated 5 percent very short, 21 percent short, 68 percent adequate and 6 percent surplus. 

Corn harvested for grain reached 97 percent, one day ahead of last year and 15 days ahead of the 5-year average. 

Average corn moisture content of grain at harvest was 17 percent.