Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending August 23, 2015.
Fieldwork continued in Ohio, according to the USDA, NASS, Great Lakes Regional Office. There were 6.0 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending August 23rd.
Statewide soil moisture surpluses continue to decline, however, crop condition ratings remain virtually unchanged. Some growers noted improvements in crop conditions despite the sporadic weather, while others said dry conditions are becoming a larger concern.
Many county fairs are underway, and producers are hoping to get field chores done so they can spend time with their families.