According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service in Arkansas, there were 3.4 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday, November 24.

Topsoil moisture supplies were 2 percent very short, 3 percent short, 51 percent adequate, and 44 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies were 3 percent very short, 6 percent short, 58 percent adequate, and 33 percent surplus.

Low temperatures ranged from 30.4 at Evening Shade to 43.6 at Hot Springs. Highs ranged from 45.7 at Kingston to 68.4 at Eudora.

Moderate to heavy precipitation was received throughout the state, with the highest concentration occurring in the northeast part of the state with an average of 2 inches.

Last week’s high in Magnolia was 59.7. The low was 41.7. Magnolia received 0.42 inches of rain.

“Light rain on Thursday combined with warmer temperatures continued to bring out fall colors and benefitted those producers with cool season forages. Many producers are feeding hay as cattle clean up stockpiled pastures. Unless weather gets severely cold, most producers should have enough hay to feed cattle through the winter,” said Glenda Sutherlin, Union County.

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