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Planting is advancing in Minnesota, but it is catching up

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Planting is advancing in Minnesota, but it is catching up

Corn planting is almost complete in Minnesota.

The USDA’s most recent weekly crop report says that 98 percent, this year’s pace will be 2021 by more than two weeks and the five-year average by eight days.

The corn yield is 85 percent, with 58 percent considered good to excellent.

Soybean planting has advanced to 88% compared to 100% a year ago and 96% normally.

Soybean emergence is 10 days behind the average, with 61% of the crop evaluated in good to excellent condition.

For small grains, spring wheat and oats are both planted in over 90 percent, with barley at 89 percent.

The planting of sugar beet and potatoes is almost complete, and the first cutting of alfalfa hay is more than half done.



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