Agricultural summary for Nov. 13
Most of the state experienced warmer and drier weather than normal last week. Rainfall late in the week delayed the final fieldwork for some portions of the state with an average of 5.0 days suitable for fieldwork. Temperatures averaged 46.6 degrees statewide, 3 degrees above normal. Rainfall averaged 0.25 degrees, 0.47 inches below average. Topsoil moisture levels have largely recovered from the effects of the drought, with 4 percent rated as surplus, 78 percent adequate, 15 percent short, and only 3 percent very short.