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MANHATTAN - For the week ending Dec. 5, there were 6.9 days suitable for fieldwork, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Topsoil moisture supplies rated 19 percent very short, 33 percent short, 47 percent adequate and 1 percent surplus.

Subsoil moisture supplies rated 18 percent very short, 31 percent short, 50 percent adequate and 1 percent surplus.

Field Crops Report

Winter wheat condition rated 3 percent very poor, 9 percent poor, 30 percent fair, 49 percent good and 9 percent excellent.

Cotton harvested was 88 percent, well ahead of 68 percent last year.

Data for this news release was provided at the county level by USDA Farm Service Agency, KSU Extension Service, and other reporters across the State.

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