There were 5.0 days suitable for fieldwork in Michigan during the week ending June 16, according to the Great Lakes Regional office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service. Warm and moist conditions have been generally favorable for crop growth in the western parts of the state, while a lack of rainfall in the north brought operations close to completion of spring planting. Most of the corn planted has emerged with good stands. Soybeans planted have emerged well and are growing rapidly. Winter wheat has fully headed and at flowering to early grain fill. Dry bean planting just began and is underway. Field activities for the week included planting, fungicide and side dressing application, weed spraying, and hay cutting.
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