national corn growers association

8:51 am
Wed May 8, 2013

It's tough going right now for Missouri, Illinois corn growers

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Originally published on Wed May 8, 2013 7:54 am

Farmers in Missouri, Illinois and much of the Midwest are having a tough time getting their corn planted.

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.

Usually, nearly half of the nation’s corn has been planted by this time.

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