Northern Wisconsin fieldwork slowed by rain

Northern Wisconsin fieldwork slowed by rain

A dairy and crop farmer in northern Wisconsin is way behind on fieldwork thanks to rainy weather.

Ben Augustine from Sheldon says, “Some of the smaller operators are wrapped up, but anyone with decent acres? They’re struggling.” Augustine tells Brownfield he has only had a day and a half of good corn planting weather, and with about 400 acres done, he still has 11-hundred acres of corn to go.  And when it comes to soybeans, “I haven’t put a seed in the ground yet.

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