Late planting pushes corn higher

Late planting pushes corn higher

Wet conditions held on across the upper Midwest over the last few weeks, delaying planting and leading to flooding this spring on both the Missouri and Mississippi rivers.

According to data released April 28 by USDA, Iowa stood at 5% behind the five-year corn planting average with about 21% of the corn crop in the ground. With storms over Iowa last week, farmers are likely to fall further behind the average in...

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