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... Read More.
Timely and widespread rains improved crop conditions and increased soil moisture in Wisconsin last week. USDA statistician Greg Bussler says along with that rain, a few storms caused crop damage due to wind and hail. Topsoil moisture levels are now 1% surplus, 55% adequate,... Read More.
Scattered rains last week helped Wisconsin’s crops a little, but many areas remain drought-stressed and need more rain. USDA statistician Greg Bussler says the state’s topsoil moisture ratings are 14% very short, 43% short, and only 43% adequate moisture with no surplus moisture anywhere. ... Read More.
Dry weather in Wisconsin has farmers concerned about crops. Wisconsin Farmers Union President Darin Von Ruden has been harvesting a low-volume second crop of hay. “Some of the farmers are starting to put second crop up, but it’s less than half of what... Read More.
Legislation providing 150 million dollars in one-time state funding from the budget surplus to improve agriculturally important local roads that are often posted with weight limits has been signed into law. Governor Tony Evers tells Brownfield, “We had a nice group of... Read More.