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Ohio Crop Progress – July 30th, 2018

Hot and dry weather continued last week. Rain continued to be spotty providing little relief to crops, according to Cheryl Turner, State Statistician,USDA, NASS, Ohio Field Office. There were 5.7 days suitable for fieldwork in Ohio during the week ending July 29. Crops continued to look good but will need some water soon. Corn and soybean condition was mostly good to excellent but showed some signs of stress. Hay making continued to progress well in dry weather. Winter wheat harvest and other hay first cut ting was complete. Manure hauling, spraying of fungicides and herbicides, and weed control activities kept farmers busy last week.

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