Wisconsin farmers made good progress in fields last week
May 14, 2020 By Larry Lee Filed Under: Crops, Crops, News, Soybeans, Wisconsin
Wisconsin had a near-perfect week for fieldwork, but several cold nights.
say the soil moisture as excellent for planting in most areas, and progress
planting small grains, corn, soybeans, and potatoes was ahead of both the
average and last year.
is 79% finished and manure spreading continued last week at a rapid pace.
is 59% complete. Soybeans are 35% planted. Oats are 74%
planted. Potato planting is 67% complete.
had producers worried about frost killing emerging plants. Overnight lows
fell into the 20s and there were multiple touches of frost this week, prompting
concern for budding orchards and cranberry bogs.
of the corn had emerged before the frosty weather arrived, and there are social
media reports about the emerging plants being killed and some replanting might
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