May 2013 When to Harvest

Each year we track where the crops are to give the farmers some idea if they should panic and stop planting corn to do haylage, or to keep planting.   This year is no exception other than we, with our short term memory, are comparing it to the record early season of 2012.  Yes, it is snowing in the mid-west.  We had a major snow on Mother’s day in the 1980’s.   The bottom line is that the weather has moved back to a near normal condition, something we are not used to having.

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