Small grains, potatoes, and more hay harvested in Wisconsin last week
Wisconsin farmers worked much of last week harvesting small grains and hay. USDA reporters say 95% of the oats have headed and 9% of the crop is now harvested.
Winter wheat coloring is at 97% with 26% of the crop now harvested.
The second cutting of alfalfa hay is 90% finished and 13% of the third crop is also in. All hay is reported as 81% good to excellent, a two-point drop from last week.
The potato harvesters are also rolling with 5% of the crop now dug up. Producers say 98% of the crop is in good to excellent condition.
Thirty-three percent of corn is now silking, and 79% of the crop is in good to excellent condition.
Sixty-five percent of the soybeans are blooming with 26% of the crop now setting pods.. The overall condition of the crop is better than a week ago with 79% in good to excellent condition.