Mostly dry weather has Wisconsin’s harvest moving along

A mostly dry week allowed Wisconsin farmers to continue harvesting and some fall tillage.  USDA reporters say 97% of corn is in the dent stage with 85% mature.  The corn-for-grain harvest is now 7% finished, and corn silage is 77% finished, each a day off average.

Ninety-two percent of the soybeans are dropping leaves, and the soybean harvest is 37% finished with most of that harvest activity in the southern part of the state.  The crop is reported as 75% good to excellent.

The fourth cutting of alfalfa is 97% done. 

The potato harvest is now 78% finished, and about a day behind average.

Wisconsin’s winter wheat planting is 77% finished, which is 10 days ahead of average.  Emergence is at 46%. 

Fall tillage is now 26% finished.

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