According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service in Arkansas, there were 3.7 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday.

Topsoil moisture supplies were 1 percent very short, 3 percent short, 46 percent adequate, and 50 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies were 2 percent very short, 6 percent short, 47 percent adequate, and 45 percent surplus.

Low temperatures ranged from 27.7 at Prescott to 41.6 at Stuttgart. Highs ranged from 50.3 at Kingston to 64.8 at Magnolia.

Magnolia’s low last week was 35 degrees.

Light to moderate precipitation was received throughout the state, with the highest concentration occurring in the southeast part of the state with an average of 0.34 inches.

Magnolia got 0.04 inches of rain.

“Producers are feeding hay and fertilizing cool season forages. Temperatures are mild with light rain forecast. Soon to get a cold front and temperatures are expected to reach freezing again for a short time,” said Glenda Sutherlin, Union County Extension agent.

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