“Everything is running hard and fast around here. I think we could be 70% done with corn by the weekend,” Peelen said April 23. Some farmers are also planting soybeans, he said. Soils are working well. “This is the mellowest soil we’ve had in years. That’s nice for a change,” he said. Many farmers are also applying pre-emerge herbicides, Peelen added.
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Anderson started planting April 23,...