Wisconsin farmers made planting progress last week
Wisconsin farmers were able to accomplish a lot of tillage and planting last week.
USDA reporters say tillage was 94% finished as of Sunday.
Eighty-nine percent of the state’s corn is planted with emergence at 73%. That’s a week behind last year, but a day ahead of average. Eighty-four percent of the corn is in good to excellent condition statewide.
Farmers were able to complete 86% of the soybean planting as of Sunday. Fifty-eight percent of those beans have already emerged, and 81% of the crop is in good to excellent condition.
Oats and potatoes are both 92% planted.
The first cutting of alfalfa hay is 51% finished.