The USDA says Wisconsin had a mostly dry week, allowing for hay and small grain harvesting. A few areas in northeastern and east central Wisconsin did receive some welcome rain.
Eighty-three percent of the corn is now silking, which is a couple of days ahead of the five-year average. The dryness had the corn condition down 2% with only 53% now considered good to excellent.
Soybeans are also very close to a normal schedule, with 86% of the crop blooming and 42% of soybeans setting pods. Fifty-two percent of the state’s soybeans are listed as good to excellent condition.