The latest USDA crop report for New York covers a week that was great for outdoor work, a killing frost and the ongoing drought.
Cortland County USDA field reporter Jennifer Doty reports the start of the corn grain harvest and continuation of the soybean and silage harvests.
Doty adds that grazing season is winding down.
Statewide, the USDA report notes that migrant workers have started to leave as the harvesting season continues to come to a close.
Producers have been experiencing lower yields this season for several crops.
Farmers continue to harvest late hay crops in order to offset lower yields.