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05-01-2012 09:39 PM
Funny part is chicago and USDA is in rain makes grain mode.......bring on the TARA challange......170.......wow
05-02-2012 03:38 AM - edited 05-02-2012 03:47 AM
It is just here now. Nothing like keeping the mud freshened up. 3;40am
No need worrying "nothing is going to turn out all right any way".
hows this for getting a crop in the ground?
05-02-2012 04:55 AM
Well... 3.5" in a 18 hr. period has put water over the roads, big ponds in all fields, cut gullies. tiles now running full. so much for the early start, replant now a REAL possibility. WC Indiana.
05-02-2012 06:36 AM
Looks like.......investing in tile was the right choice....investing in the irrigation might pay off later....
Ok, what percentage of the 53% corn planted is affected by this sudden overabundance of rainfall? How much of that will need to be replanted? So much for the record planting pace.
Another question.....if farmers plant a field twice, does the USDA count those planted acres twice?