Wisconsin crops improving after rain
Wisconsin crops are doing well after more scattered rain over the past week.
Corn silking is at 88%, with 44% of the crop in the dough stage. Four percent of the state’s corn is now dented. Seventy-eight percent of the corn is reported as good to excellent, and 2% better than last week.
Ninety-three percent of the soybeans are blooming with 72% setting pods. Seventy-seven percent of the beans are in good to excellent condition, which is a 3% improvement from last week.
The oats are now 97% colored and 44% of the crop is harvested for grain.
Twelve percent of Wisconsin’s potatoes are now harvested, about 8 days behind average. Ninety-one percent of the crop is in good to excellent condition.