Rain Good for NYS Corn and Soybeans; Delays Other Crops
New York Ag Connection - 08/08/2017
New York averaged 4.5 days suitable for field work last week.
The average weekly temperatures ranged from four degrees below normal to seven degrees above normal. Weekly precipitation ranged from 0.07 to 3.56 inches.
Parts of New York had a break from rains but heavy rains returned in many areas towards the end of the week. Although this was seen as somewhat beneficial for corn and soybeans; it delayed hay, wheat, barley, and oat harvesting. Some of these storms had
reports of hail.
Vineyard crews on Long Island were hedging vines, removing shoot growth, and thinning clusters.