69% of Indiana corn, 67% of soybeans rated good to excellent

The USDA says warm and dry weather last week pushed corn and soybeans toward harvest.

Sixty-nine percent of the state’s corn crop is in good to excellent condition Eighty-eight percent is dented and 34 percent is mature.

Sixty-seven percent of soybeans are rated good to excellent with 39 percent dropping leaves.

Corn silage harvest was in full swing in the Hoosier state with nearly 60 percent of corn harvested for silage.

Army worms caused problems in some hay fields. The USDA says other activities this week included preparing for harvest, preparing for wheat planting, mowing roadsides, and scouting fields.

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