Wisconsin corn, soybean crops down, potato crop up in 2017

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wisconsin farmers produced smaller corn and soybean crops last year than in 2016, while potato production was up slightly.

The Agriculture Department reports that the state’s soybean production was down 6 percent and grain corn production was down 11 percent. Alfalfa hay production was down 19 percent.

Potato production was up 5 percent, corn for silage production was up slightly and other hay production was up 24 percent.

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