Wet conditions across the Corn Belt are delaying corn plantings. The Department of Agriculture indicated earlier this week corn plantings have fallen slightly behind the five-year average, and wet weather this week in the Midwest will likely bring further delays. With six percent of total corn acres planted by April 16th, progress fell three percentage points short of the five-year …
An agriculture professor from the University of Illinois says very early planting is not worth the risks involved. Emerson Nafziger says planting well ahead of normal is unlikely to result in higher yields.
Everett Griner talks about early estimates on the 2017 planting crops in today’s Agri View.
It is time to start planning that garden. Cathy Isom has some tips on the seeds you should plant first for your Spring garden. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours.