With corn planting nearing completion, many farmers were able to move their focus to soybean planting, causing a noticeable 28 percent increase in soybeans planted this week.
Due to frequent showers in some parts of the state, some farmers were scrambling to get hay cut and baled. Precipitation averaged 0.98 inches across the state, right in line with normal.
Temperatures across the state averaged 72.8 degrees for the week, 1.0 degree above normal.
There were 4.90 days suitable for fieldwork last week.
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