Soybean planting is wrapping up, as we hear in the weekly crop report.  96% of soybeans have now been planted and 88% emerged, which is very close to normal progress according to State Crop Statistician Mark Schleusener.  One percent of soybeans are blooming.

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75% of the corn crop is rated in good to excellent condition, and there are no reports of silking yet.  average statewide topsoil moisture declined and now stands at 4% very short, 26% short, 66% adequate, and 4% surplus.

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