According to USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, Delta Regional Field Office, Arkansas, there were 4.4 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending June 9. Topsoil moisture supplies were 1 percent very short, 6 percent short, 63 percent adequate, and 30 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies were 2 percent very short, 6 percent short, 64 percent adequate, and 28 percent surplus. Low temperatures ranged from 55.9 degrees Fahrenheit at Kingston to 71.0 degrees Fahrenheit at Des Arc, Searcy, and Stuttgart. Highs ranged from 78.7 degrees Fahrenheit at Kingston to 91.0 degrees Fahrenheit at Crossett. Moderate to heavy precipitation was scattered throughout the state, with the highest concentration occurring in the west central part of the state with an average of 3.05 inches. Winter wheat condition rated 5 percent very poor, 12 percent poor, 30 percent fair, 42 percent good and 11 percent excellent.

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