97% of Michigan corn, 90% of soybeans planted
Michigan farmers continued planting between light rain events last week.
The USDA says 97 percent of the state’s corn crop is planted, compared to 99 percent last year. Eighty-six percent of the crop has emerged.
Ninety percent of soybeans are planted, compared to the five-year-average of 82 percent. Seventy-four percent of the crop has emerged.
Ninety percent of the state’s barley is planted with 74 percent emerged.
The winter wheat crop is 86 percent headed.