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New Mexico: Corn Harvest Underway, Rains Improve Crops, Fields – US-DA

Ernst Undesser
From USDA September 25, 2013

New Mexico: Corn Harvest Underway, Rains Improve Crops, Fields – US-DA

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 22, 2013.

NEW MEXICO: Days suitable for fieldwork were 5.8. Topsoil moisture was 13% very short, 23% short, 53% adequate and 11% surplus. Wind damage was 16% light and 5% moderate. No hail damage reported this week.

 

Counties:

Rio Arriba/Taos: Suffered severe flooding in areas around the Rio Chama. Many people are struggling to repair homes, fences, pastures and maintaining livestock. Rain showers throughout the county in recent weeks have brought much needed moisture. Hay crops are at their final stages of harvest. Majority of producers will leave the final cut as winter pasture.

Curry: Moderate to good rainfall in some areas again this week. Pastureland conditions good to excellent in the surrounding area. Livestock conditions improving rapidly. All crops in good to excellent condition. Corn harvest, both silage and grain underway, though slowed by rain and muddy field conditions. Alfalfa harvest stopped due to rain.

Grant: Much needed rains.

Weather Summary

Average temperatures were 5 degrees below normal near Roy and 3 degrees over normal in the upper Tularosa valley and south central mountains. Other areas were 1 to 7 degrees above normal. Monsoonal rain continued around most parts of the state.

Ernst Undesser
From USDA September 25, 2013