It was a near-perfect week for planting in Wisconsin. The National Ag Statistics Service Wisconsin Field Office reports corn planting is 83 percent complete, a 36-point increase in the last week and 11 points ahead of normal.
47 percent of the Wisconsin soybeans are planted, a 31-point gain over the last week and 8 points ahead of the five-year average. 6 percent of the Badger State beans have emerged. Some soybeans are being replanted in the Southeastern part of the state.
Oats are 89 percent emerged with 85 percent rated good to excellent condition.
The weather was good for making hay, 34 percent of the first crop is in, 33 percent of the five year average for this date. Quality is varying greatly and some report second crop is growing up through the frost-damaged first crop.
Not a lot of precipitation during the week so soil moistures have dried-out with 66 percent adequate, 27 percent short and 3 percent very short.
Read the full NASS report here: