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Much needed rain comes to Wisconsin


Many Wisconsin farmers received some much-needed rain last week.  USDA reporters say topsoil moisture is now 72% adequate, but 19% short and 5% very short. 

Seventy-seven percent of the corn is silking with 20% now in the dough stage.

Eighty-seven percent of Wisconsin’s soybeans are blooming with 57% setting pods.

The potato harvest is underway and 10% finished, three quarters of the winter wheat is harvested for grain, and 94% of the state’s oats are coloring with only 30% of the oats harvested so far.

Much needed rain comes to Wisconsin