Wisconsin’s harvest continues after brief rain & snow
Wisconsin’s harvest was interrupted by periodic rain and snow last week, but progress was made.
USDA reporters say 92% of the corn was mature as of Sunday, and 14% of corn for grain is harvested. Farmers in the southeastern and southwestern parts of the state are ahead of the average with more than 22% of the grain in the bin. Corn condition statewide is 78% good to excellent with a moisture content averaging 25%. The corn silage harvest is now 89% finished.
Statewide, the soybean harvest is 56% finished and about five days ahead of average. Even with last week’s moisture, USDA reporters say 75% of the crop is good to excellent.
The potato harvest is nearing the end with 92% of the tubers out of the ground.
Winter wheat planting is now 83% finished, and fall tillage is 34% finished.