Michigan farmers saw sunshine four out of seven days last week, but the scattered rains limited fieldwork. USDA reporters say the eastern Upper Peninsula is still abnormally dry, and the northern Lower Peninsula and much of the Upper Peninsula had freezing or near-freezing nights. The... Read More.
The dry beginning of last week helped farmers get in the fields and make significant progress. USDA reporters say both corn and soybean plantings surpassed the five-year averages until rains slowed field activity late in the week. That same wet weather also hindered haying... Read More.
Wisconsin farmers had good weather for fieldwork for just over half of last week. USDA reporters say spring tillage is now 88% finished, about two days behind average. Eighty percent of Wisconsin’s corn is planted, with growth from just emerging in the north to... Read More.