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Wet weather delays Mississippi row crop planting

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Wet weather that won’t let up has resulted in a very slow start to Mississippi row crop planting, and time is running out for corn. Erick Larson, grain crops agronomist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, said he expects a tremendous reduction in planted acreage due to weather conditions this year. “Some growers have already returned corn seed and ... Read More »

Too little or too much rain plagued Missouri soybeans this season

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Most soybean and corn likely will yield less than normal this year due to late planting and unfavorable weather during critical grain-fill periods, says University of Missouri Extension soybean specialist Bill Wiebold. According to a Sept. 4 U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency report, wet and flooded fields kept Missouri farmers from planting 750,000 acres or 21% of corn ... Read More »