Harvest is underway for some Tennessee farmers and they are optimistic about yields. Corn is 5% harvested with 45% mature and 73% rated good to excellent. Soybeans are rated 77% good to excellent with 18% dropping leaves. Cotton is rated 75% good to excellent with 18% of bolls opening.
Pastures are rated 70% good to excellent. The recent dry spell has helped farmers bale and put up hay.
Tobacco is 42% cut and 72% of the crop is rated good to excellent.
Topsoil is 77% and subsoil is 81% adequate to surplus.