A warm and dry week led to a good week for corn planting. 12 percent of the corn crop is now planted, up from two percent the previous week. That compared to 11% in the ground at this time last year according to State Crop Statistician Mark Schleusener.
Turning to other crops:
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66% of the wheat crop is rated in good to excellent condition. Average statewide topsoil moisture dropped a bit to one percent very short, nine percent short, 74 percent adequate, and 16 percent surplus.