Cool, Wet Weather Hampers Corn Planting

By Max Jacobs

July 15, 2010 Updated May 30, 2008 at 8:07 PM CDT

Across the country farmers are feeling the heat of this Spring's cool, wet weather.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports farmers are behind on their planting by more than ten percent compared to last year.

Many are already replanting crops lost to wet fields.

Experts say if planting continues into mid-June.. this year's production could be cut in half.. and that most farmers now need a near perfect summer to recover.

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