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Farmers Don't Need to Worry About Late Planting Due to April Rains Yet

Farmers have been a bit worried about getting into the field because of rains throughout the Midwest. It looks like those will clear out for the week, mostly, and even if they don't, there isn't much to worry about, yet.


Farmers have been itching to go to the field. They want to plant corn in the Midwest. There's also some rumblings about delayed planting. That's a little hard to swallow in mid-April says University of Illinois agricultural economist Todd Hubbs.



Hubbs is an agricultural economist at the University of Illinois. He's looked at the stats and the historical record. He says it is pretty concise…tape



It's a correlation that won't happen for about a month if it happens at all…tape



That’s University of Illinois agricultural economist Todd Hubbs.

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