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Arizona Agri-Weekly: cotton planting at halfway point

Arizona Agri-Weekly: cotton planting at halfway point

Arizona cotton planting is 55 percent complete - 8 percent ahead of last year; Alfalfa condition varies from fair to excellent; Western Arizona growers shipped cabbage, cauliflower, green leaf, iceberg, red leaf and romaine lettuce, and Swiss chard; Temperatures across Arizona above normal - precipitation below normal.  

The latest Arizona Agri-Weekly report from the National Agricultural Statistics Services’ Arizona Field Office in Phoenix released April 25.

Field crops

Cotton planting is 55 percent complete, 8 percent ahead of last year and 15 percent ahead of the five-year average.

Alfalfa condition varies from fair to excellent depending on the location. Harvest is active in many areas of Arizona. Range and pasture condition varies from very poor to good depending on the location.

Vegetable, fruit, and specialty crops

This week Central Arizona growers shipped cabbage and cilantro.

Western Arizona growers shipped cabbage, cauliflower, green leaf, iceberg, red leaf and romaine lettuce, and Swiss chard.

Weather summary

Temperatures were above normal in Arizona for the week ending April 24, ranging from 3 degrees above normal at various locations to 10 degrees above normal at Grand Canyon.

The highest temperature of the week was 98 degrees at Yuma. The lowest reading was 23 degrees at Grand Canyon.

All weather stations across the state, except in Kingman, have below normal precipitation to date. 

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