Indiana farmers still far behind in planting corn-WEB ONLY

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Wet weather is continuing to frustrate the efforts of Indiana farmers to plant the state’s corn crop, which is now three weeks behind the average typically planted by mid-May. The weekly crop report shows 24 percent of Indiana’s corn crop had been planted by Sunday. That’s up from 11 percent planted the week before, but far behind the 83-percent average. Six percent of Indiana’s soybean crop was planted as of Sunday, compared with the five-year average of 49 percent.

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