Wisconsin’s soybeans are about three weeks ahead of last year's crop due to early planting, setting the stage for a possible record yield, according to a report by WisBusiness News.
University of Wisconsin-Madison professor Paul Mitchell said the normal, average weather that’s good for crops this year seems exceptional after a couple years of wet weather that delayed farmers from planting. This year, farmers got their soybeans in the ground early.
Soybeans are only about one week ahead of the five-year average, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. But regardless of timing, good crop weather does result in a great yield.
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