Pasture conditions across the country remained close to those recorded in September, according to USDA’s Pasture and Range Crop Condition Report for the week ending Oct. 16. Thirty-six percent of pastures were rated as poor to very poor condition, 28 percent in fair condition and 36 percent in good to very good condition.
Earlier this month, record-setting temperatures heated up what should have been a cool down period for the
According to the report, cooler-than-average weather was reported along the
The seasonal weather across the central plains meant winter wheat planting was slightly behind the same time last year. According to USDA, 73 percent of winter wheat acreage was planted, with planting nearly complete in