Final Weekly Crop Report For MN 26 Nov 13

Minnesota farmers have nearly finished their corn harvest despite cold temperatures and snow over the past week. In its final crop report of the season for Minnesota, the US Department of Agriculture says that the corn harvest advanced 4 percentage points to 98% complete as of Sunday. That’s 6 points ahead of the five-year average of 92% for this late in the season. Statewide, an average of around 5.4 days were rated suitable for fieldwork last week. As the state heads into winter, topsoil moisture supplies are rated 86% adequate and 8% short, while subsoil moisture is 75% adequate and 22% short.