Warm weather and sunny skies gave crops a boost early last week before rains brought things to a halt on Friday.
The average statewide temperature was 75.2 degrees, 4.8 degrees above normal.
Average statewide precipitation was above normal this week at 1.32 inches. The norm for the time period is 0.92 inches.
With 4.5 days suitable for fieldwork, some farmers were able to finally finish planting, or re-planting, while others were out spraying herbicides and baling hay.
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