MANHATTAN — For the week ending Sunday, Nov. 24, there were 5.6 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Topsoil moisture supplies rated 12 percent very short, 36 short, 51 adequate and 1 surplus.

Subsoil moisture supplies rated 9 percent very short, 30 short, 59 adequate and 2 surplus.

Field Crops Report

Winter wheat condition rated 5 percent very poor, 12 poor, 39 fair, 37 good and 7 excellent. Winter wheat emerged was 89 percent, near 86 last year and 93 for the five-year average.

Soybeans harvested was 95 percent, ahead of 90 last year, but near 96 average.

Sorghum harvested was 97 percent, ahead of 81 last year and 91 average.

Cotton condition rated 2 percent very poor, 9 poor, 44 fair, 39 good and 6 excellent. Cotton harvested was 64 percent, well ahead of 36 last year, and ahead of 53 average.

Sunflowers harvested was 94 percent, ahead of 80 last year and 88 average.

Pasture and Range Report

Pasture and range conditions rated 3 percent very poor, 9 poor, 31 fair, 52 good and 5 excellent.

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