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Precipitation widespread across state Arkansas

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According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service, Arkansas Field Office, there were 4.5 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending April 27.

Topsoil moisture supplies were 0 percent very short, 2 percent short, 61 percent adequate, and 37 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies were 1 percent very short, 8 percent short, 66 percent adequate, and 25 percent surplus. Low temperatures ranged from 40.6 F at Pocahontas to 57.4 F at Keiser and Brinkley. Highs ranged from 70.9 F at Winslow to 82.3 F at Eudora. The precipitation for this week was spread throughout the state, with the highest concentration in the north, central, and southeast.

Corn planted reached 74 percent this week, compared to 52 percent last week, and 74 percent last year, and 88 percent for the 5-year average. Corn emerged was 39 percent this week, 0 percent last week, 53 percent last year, 70 percent for the 5 -year average.

Cotton planted reached 5 percent his week, 1 percent last week, compared to 2 percent last year, and 16 percent for the 5-year average. Cotton emerged was 2 percent this week, 0 percent last week; compared to 0 percent last year and 4 percent for the 5-year average.

Rice planted was rated at 47 percent this week, 29 percent last week, compared to 38 percent last year, and 61 percent for the 5-year average. Rice emerged was 20 percent for this week, 8 percent last week, 12 percent last year, and 35 percent for the 5-year average.

Sorghum planted was rated at 36 percent for this week, 12 percent last week, compared to 34 percent last year, and 62 percent for 5-year average. Sorghum emerged was 9 percent for this week, 0 percent last week, 8 percent last year, 28 percent for 5-year average.

Soybeans planted were rated at 16 percent this week, 7 percent last week, 9 percent last year, 21 percent for 5-year average. Soybeans emerged were rated at 3 percent this week, 0 percent for last week, 2 percent for last year, 11 percent for 5-year average.

Winter wheat that was headed reached 17 percent this week, 5 percent for last week, compared to 32 percent for last year, 67 percent for 5-year average. Winter wheat condition was rated at 0 percent very poor, 4 percent poor, 33 percent fair, 50 percent good, 13 percent excellent.

Alfalfa condition was 5 percent very poor, 8 percent poor, 40 percent fair, 47 percent good, 0 percent excellent. Other hay condition was rated 3 percent very poor, 14 percent poor, 47 percent fair, 33 percent good, 3 percent excellent. Livestock condition was 0 percent very poor, 4 percent poor, 32 percent fair, 57 percent good, 7 percent excellent. Pasture condition was 1 percent very poor, 9 percent poor, 35 percent fair, 47 percent good, 8 percent excellent.

Date: 5/5/2014



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