New Mexico

There were 3.5 days suitable for field work, says the New Mexico Agricultural Statistics Service Nov. 6.

Farmers had a slow week, with the excess moisture keeping them out of the fields.

Total sorghum condition was reported in very poor to good condition, with harvest over halfway complete.

Peanuts were in mostly fair to good condition, with 55% of the crop harvested.

The red chile crop was listed in mostly fair to good condition, with harvest at a standstill until the ground dries.

The total wheat condition continued to improve, in mostly poor to good condition.

Ranchers were busy shipping calves and lambs to market, along with purchasing alfalfa and other hay for winter feed.

Cattle and sheep conditions were listed in mostly poor to good condition.

Pasture and range feed conditions were reported at 30% very poor, 37% poor and 27% fair.

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