Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 2, 2014.
Weather conditions were favorable for harvest in Ohio last week. According to the USDA, NASS, Great Lakes Region, there were 4.8 days suitable for fieldwork in Ohio during the week ending November 2.
Average temperatures recorded around the State ranged from 45 to 52 degrees or five degrees below to six degrees above normal. The lowest recorded temperature was 20 degrees and the highest was 81 degrees. The statewide average temperature for the week was 46.6 degrees, 3.5 degrees cooler than normal. Recorded precipitation ranged from 0.12 to 1.22 inches, with a statewide average of 0.48 inches.
Farmers spent the majority of last week harvesting corn and soybeans, and planting winter wheat.