MANHATTAN — For the week ending March 7, there were 5.7 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Topsoil moisture supplies rated 14 percent very short, 33 percent short, 49 percent adequate and 4 percent surplus.

Subsoil moisture supplies rated 16 percent very short, 32 percent short, 51 percent adequate and 1 percent surplus.

Field Crops Report

Winter wheat condition rated 8 percent very poor, 19 percent poor, 37 percent fair, 33 percent good and 3 percent excellent.

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