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Mixed weather impacts Michigan crops

The weather was mixed across Michigan last week leading to varying crop and field conditions.  USDA statistician Marlo Johnson says the state had five days suitable for fieldwork as rain events were sporadic, but abnormally dry weather continued in the northwest and central parts of the lower peninsula.

Michigan’s winter wheat harvest is continuing.

Southcentral Michigan’s corn and soybeans were suffering from drought stress but USDA reporters say the crops perked up after some showers.

Mixed weather impacts Michigan crops