Tennessee crops: 15% cotton and 31% soybeans harvested
Tennessee farmers were able to make some harvest progress this week.
According to the USDA, corn is 78% harvested. Fifteen percent of the cotton crop has been harvested and 85% of bolls opening. Soybean harvest is slightly behind the average with 31% of the crop cut and 87% of the crop is dropping leaves. Ninety-four percent of tobacco has been cut.
Pasture conditions are rated 68% rated good to excellent.
Topsoil moisture is 97% and subsoil moisture is 92% adequate to surplus.