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#HARVEST17 ACTIVITY HEATS UP; DRYNESS CONCERNS INTENSIFY

Areas where fieldwork is picking up feature noticeable dust clouds as farmers continue dealing with extremely dry conditions in many areas of the state. The U.S. drought monitor considers the majority of the state abnormally dry, with a band of moderate drought across the middle. Soybean harvest is ahead of schedule, according to USDA, while corn lags the five-year average. (FarmWeekNow.com)

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