national corn growers association http://kbia.org en It's tough going right now for Missouri, Illinois corn growers http://kbia.org/post/its-tough-going-right-now-missouri-illinois-corn-growers Farmers in Missouri, Illinois and much of the Midwest are having a tough time getting their corn planted.<p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The US Department of Agriculture says in Illinois just 7 percent of the corn crop is in the ground; while in Missouri it’s 22 percent.</span><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Usually, nearly half of the nation’s corn has been planted by this time.</span><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The National Corn Growers Association vice president Paul </span>Bertels<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says it’s not just the rain that’s been a problem.</span><p><span Wed, 08 May 2013 13:51:39 +0000 Maria Altman 33363 at http://kbia.org It's tough going right now for Missouri, Illinois corn growers