The outlook is for favorable weather to bring the corn crop to maturity, even though the overall percentage of corn in the dough and dented stage across Wisconsin ranks near the low end versus other states.
The Wisconsin countryside displays cornfields with solid yield potential.
Lush green growth in a contoured cornfield resembles a painting.
While crop conditions continue to dip across much of the Corn Belt, Wisconsin appears to be a garden spot, much like 2010.
Scenes across the rolling terrain between Menomonie and Westby, WI, show brilliant colors and lush growth.
The latest crop ratings released Aug. 22 reveal that 25% of the corn in the Badger State falls into the excellent category, eight percentage points higher than neighboring Minnesota and ten points above Iowa.
Corn isn't the only crop doing well in Wisconsin. Some 25% of the state's soybean crop is considered excellent compared to only 13% of the nation's soybean crop in the excellent category.
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