New York Farm Reports Note Rain Needed
New York Ag Connection - 08/07/2018
New York averaged 5.5 days suitable for fieldwork.
Temperatures ranged from 2 degrees below to 6 degrees above normal. Weekly precipitation ranged from 0 to 4.54 inches.
Reporters noted low levels of rain continuing from last week. Some expressed concern over low crop weight from earlier weather conditions. Others reported that rain is helping growth of still unharvested crops. Relation to last year’s and the five-year average progress is a mixed bag with many commodities progressed further, others behind.