Rain causes early planting woes

Some farmers in western Iowa have yet to get beans in the ground

    HARLAN -- For the second year in a row farmers in Iowa are facing a late planting season.
    In a statement released by Iowa’s Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig, the amount of rainfall Iowa has received is responsible for the late planting.
    “The corn belt is in a weather pattern that’s creating persistent, wet conditions,” Naig said. “This is causing historic planting delays.”
 

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