October 21, 2022: Crop Progress and Estimates

It’s that time of year again. Most of Pennsylvania, if not all of the state, has seen at least a light frost over the last week or two. I have mostly oak trees in my yard, and the leaves on these trees  generally turn brown. With some yellow hickory leaves, and yellow, orange, and red maple trees, a lone white pine and other tree varieties that still have green leaves, the contrast of colors is  something I look forward to each year. As I drive through the state, I see combines running, fields with only fodder left behind, and some that have obviously been drilled with some small grain to be harvested next spring. How far along is the 2022 harvest and what are inventory projections through the 2022/2023 crop year? Read More