Texas: Cotton Continued To Progress, Sorghum Harvest Began – USDA

The majority of the state received measurable rainfall last week. The Blacklands and East Texas received up to 5 inches in isolated areas, while the Trans-Pecos, Northern High Plains, and South Texas saw between 1 and 3 inches. Other areas within the state received no more than one inch of rainfall. Summer time temperatures continued across the state with highs averaging between the mid 90’s and low 100’s, though some areas in the Northern High Plains and the Blacklands experienced cooler temperatures toward the end of the week.
Small Grains: Small grain producers across the state continued field work ahead of fall seeding.


Row Crops: Cotton continued to progress in the Trans-Pecos, Edwards Plateau, and South East Texas, while cooler temperatures slowed development in the Northern High Plains. Sorghum harvest began in areas of South Central and the Coastal Blend. Producers in the Upper Coast and Lower Valley are preparing for corn harvest in the upcoming weeks. Rice continued to head in the Upper Coast, while peanuts were still in the pegging stage in South Texas. Sunflower harvest progressed in the Blacklands and South Central Texas.

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