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Early harvest activity underway

A combine harvesting high moisture corn west of Albion early this week.
A combine harvesting high moisture corn west of Albion early this week.
High moisture corn harvest and silage cutting are underway in Boone County this week.
Statewide, Corn mature was 28 percent, ahead of 23 last year and near the 25 average. The crop condition was rated at 74 percent good to excellent. Corn harvested was one percent, equal to last year and near the four percent average.
Soybeans condition rated one percent very poor, three poor, 19 fair, 60 good and 17 percent excellent. Soybeans dropping leaves was 29 percent, near 33 last year, but ahead of the 22 percent average.