Good days for last fall fieldwork

Posted at 1:25 p.m. on November 9, 2021

The Brillion News

Wisconsin had 6.4 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending on Sunday, November 7, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Temperatures were near to above normal.

Most of the State was dry as only the far north central area received measurable precipitation.

Corn and soybeans harvest continued, as well as tillage and manure application.

Topsoil moisture condition rated five percent very short, 19 percent short, 74 percent adequate and two percent surplus. Subsoil moisture condition rated nine percent very short, 16 percent short, 73 percent adequate and two percent surplus.

Seventy-six percent of corn for grain was harvested, one day ahead of last year and 12 days ahead of the five-year average. Moisture content was reported at 18 percent.

Soybean harvest was 93 percent complete.

Winter wheat was 92 percent emerged. Winter wheat condition rated 80 percent good to excellent, one percentage point above last week.

Fall tillage was 61 percent complete, three days ahead of last year and 12 days ahead of the five-year average.



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