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May 13, 2022 volume 17 edition 2

Plant 2022 is underway across the region

Tractors and planters in the fields across the region this week are a welcome sight after weeks of cool and wet field conditions. 

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Crop Progress Reports

Iowa farmers made little progress last week, with just 14 percent of the expected corn crop planted, at least two weeks behind both last year and the 5-year average. Meanwhile, seven percent of soybeans got planted, 12 days behind last year and 11 days behind average. Minnesota farmers made minimal progress with corn planting reaching 9 percent complete, compared to 48 percent last year and the 5-year average of 81 percent. Soybean planting only reached 2 percent complete, compared to 59 percent last year and the 5-year average of 25 percent.  View full USDA Crop Progress & Condition reports using the links below.  

Iowa Crop Progress Report
Minnesota Crop Progress Report
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