first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Dry Weather Ideal for Wheat Harvest and HaymakingContinued dry weather allowed significant gains in the wheat harvest, according to Cheryl Turner, Ohio State Statistician of the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. There were 5.9 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending July 10th. Some regions experienced scattered showers, however, more rain were needed for crop conditions to improve. In addition to wheat harvest, producers continued to cut hay, with many having moved onto a second cutting. Winter wheat, oat, and hay harvests continue to progress ahead of last year. Crop conditions continue to be in mostly good condition despite the lack of rain, however, this will change if there isn’t rain soon. Aside from wheat harvest, hay making and straw baling, growers were also spraying crops and trying to keep weeds at bay.Read the full report herelast_img

Ohio’s Crop Progress — July 11th, 2016

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