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93% of Illinois corn emerged, 93% of soybeans planted

A technical agronomist says crop emergence has been variable across parts of Illinois. Channel’s Derek Whalen tells Brownfield, “We’ve got corn that’s just been in the ground a week or two, and first crop soybeans that have just been planted here in the last... Read More.

98% of Nebraska corn emerged, 98% of soybeans planted

An eastern Nebraska farmer says some weather challenges extended his planting season well into June. Quentin Connealy raises corn and soybeans along the Missouri River. “We’ve been busy replanting spots and corn endings,” he said. “We didn’t turn wheels for about 20 days in... Read More.

Most Wisconsin crops emerged, doing well

Nearly all of Wisconsin’s planting is complete and most of the first-crop hay has been harvested. USDA reporters say corn planting is 93% finished with 84% of the crop emerged.  Sixty-nine percent of the corn is in good to excellent condition. Soybean planting is... Read More.