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Crops get boost from warm weather; rain needed

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The above-normal temperatures in Wisconsin have given a last-minute boost to the state's crops.

State officials said it was 2 to 4 degrees above normal last week, and it helped to dry corn that will be fed to cows.

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Almost two-thirds of the state's overall corn crop is in good to excellent shape. Soybeans have been improving, with 71 percent rated good or excellent.

But a lack of rain is creating some moisture shortages again.

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