Wisconsin farmers made solid progress with near-ideal planting weather last week. USDA statistician Greg Bussler says there were five and a half days suitable for fieldwork.
Spring tillage in Wisconsin is now 80% finished, which is about average.
Corn planting is 69% finished, which is a day ahead of the average. Twenty-six percent of the corn has already emerged, which is also a day ahead of the average.
Wisconsin’s soybean planting is 55% finished.