Indiana farmers still far behind in planting corn-WEB ONLY

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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