With poor weather keeping farmers out of fields for so long, they’re facing difficult decisions. And with prevent plant dates for corn sneaking ever closer, some farmers are eyeing soybeans.
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As you peer into corn and soybean fields across the Corn Belt and Mid-South you’re hopefully seeing crop seedlings poke through soil. However, delayed planting could mean weeds, rather than
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If, and it’s a big if, weather cooperates farmers can plant corn and soybeans at breakneck speeds, according to a recent Farm Journal Pulse poll.
USDA’s Crop Progress report last week put farmers in the Midwest and Mid-South in double-digit deficits in certain crops compared to the 5-year average.